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Water supply in a food business site

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Potable water supply

Your food business site must have an adequate supply of potable water.

Water must be available at a volume, pressure and temperature that is suitable for the purpose.

You can use a non-potable water supply if you can demonstrate there will be no adverse effect on food safety.

The capacity of the water supply to the food business site must be adequate for the operations of the food business.

Hot water supply

A hot water system must provide the necessary temperatures and capacity for effective washing of equipment, fixtures and the site.