UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement
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fasop
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UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement

by fasop » Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:38 pm

An American doomsday prepper site recommended that survivors carry an outdoor tap key as building regulations for the last thirty years require an outdoor tap be fitted.

Is this true of UK regulations also, and what kind of outdoor tap is it please?

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Re: UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement

by stoneyboy » Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:20 pm

Hi fasop
There are no regulations in the U.K. regarding security of outside taps, they are generally just a fixed T handle.
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Re: UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement

by fasop » Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:00 pm

Thank you for the info, I'm just wondering if it is mandatory for taps to be made available ?

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Re: UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement

by stoneyboy » Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:04 pm

Hi fasop
There is not requirement to provide an outside tap.
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Re: UK Building Codes : outdoor tap requirement

by fasop » Mon Nov 02, 2020 5:49 pm

Thanks for the info.

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