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Section 1203 Domestic Water Supplies
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To provide sanitary distribution of water for drinking, food preparation and hygiene.
Sanitary water shall be delivered to fixtures, appliances and equipment at temperatures appropriate for the intended use.
Water supplies intended for human consumption, oral hygiene, food preparation and the washing of cooking equipment shall be potable.
Water supplies and outlets providing nonpotable water shall be clearly identified.
Plumbing fixtures and appliances used for personal hygiene, laundering and the washing of cooking equipment shall be provided with hot water.
Where hot water is provided for personal hygiene, it shall be delivered at a temperature to avoid scalding.
Water supplies shall be installed to avoid potable water contamination.
Water supplies shall be provided to plumbing fixtures, appliances and equipment at a flow rate and pressure adequate for their operation.
Water piping shall be installed in a leak-free manner.
Water systems shall be installed to allow adequate access for maintenance.
Water piping shall be installed with provisions for adequate isolation of the system and branches and to provide protection from contamination.
Vessels used for producing hot water shall be provided with safety devices to relieve excessive pressure and limit temperatures.