Water systems are present in almost every building. These typically include domestic water systems (which provide potable hot and cold water) and central heating systems. Some buildings also have chilled water systems to provide space cooling. Central heating and chilled water systems are often referred to as closed loop systems. Some buildings also have decorative water features such as fountains and industrial features such as vehicle washing facilities, landscape watering, and leisure facilities such as pools and spas. Additionally, water systems may be installed or brought into the building by users, for example drinking water dispensers and humidifiers.
Owners and operators of such buildings should have a plan to ensure all these water systems are safe for the users, including visitors, employees and contractors. Read More