BSSA Advice Note 3 for Drinking Water January 2002

A summary of the regulations affecting stainless steels used in the treatment and supply of drinking water is shown. The Water Industry Acts of 1989 and 1991, Regulation 25 is discussed. The approval of stainless steels for use under regulation 25 involves leachate determinations based on BS7766 to the DWI Operational Guidelines and Code of Practice for Stainless Steel Products in Drinking Water Supply. The approval process for stainless steel products is briefly summarized.


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