IEC 61770:1998 Withdrawn

Electric appliances connected to the water mains - Avoidance of backsiphonage and failure of hose-sets


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Specifies requirements for the connection of appliances to the water mains to prevent backsiphonage of non-potable water into the water mains and flooding due to failure of hose-sets. Appliances include washing machines, dishwashers and other appliances. This includes domestic appliances and those in shops and communal flats. The water pressure is not to exceed 1 MPa. Connection may be temporary or permanent.

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water management

smart city

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1998-10-16
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 61 - Safety of household and similar electrical appliancesrss
ICS91.140.60 - Water supply systems
97.030 - Domestic electrical appliances in general
File size218 KB

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