Backflow: Overview

What is contamination?

Water undertakers are legally required to ensure the drinking water they supply is wholesome. Contamination occurs when there is a change in water quality irrespective of whether or not it is harmful to health. 



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Compliance with this information should not be relied upon as guaranteeing no enforcement action will be taken by water undertakers. Water Regs UK accepts no liability for loss, indirect or consequential loss arising from or in connection with this guidance document.