Backflow Prevention

This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for backflow prevention.

The reports follows on from the Consultation Document released in mid-2015, and makes ten recommendations to improve the regulatory system for backflow prevention. The report’s key recommendations are to include deemed-to-satisfy cross-connection hazard ratings in the PCA, provide a risk assessment Verification Method for performance solutions, and publish a Cross-connection Control Manual.

All nine (9) recommendations have been endorsed by the Board, and the PCC, with implementation expected to occur in NCC 2019.

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