The following laws, decrees, guidelines and standards have to be considered onplanning and designing aquatherm PP-R-pipes for potable water and heating installations:*


TrinkwV-2000 Regulation for Potable Water

DIN 2000 Central drinking water supply-Guidelines regarding requirements for drinking water, planning, construction,operation and maintenance of plants

EnEV Decree for Energy Saving

DIN 1988 Standard for Potable Water Installations

ISO 10508 Plastic pipe systems for hot and cold water installation – Guideline for classification and dimensioning

All provided pipe-systems correspond to the technical conditions of the application classes acc. to ISO 10508 for the field of potabel water and heating. aquatherm green pipe for the classes 1, 2 (potable water), aquatherm blue pipe for the classes 4 and 5 (heating).

For the application of the classification system (acc. to ISO 10508) the national regulations and the manufacturer¢•s instructions must be considered.

DIN 4109 Standard for the Elimination of Noise in the Field of Structural Engineering

DIN 18381 Installation of Gas, Water and VOB Part C Sewage Pipes inside Buildings

DIN 16928 Pipe Connections, Fittings, Installation

DVS 2207 Welding of Thermoplastics

DVS 2208 Welding Machines and Devices for Thermoplastics

aquatherm Technical Information

Systemspecific standards:

General quality requirements, dimensions

DIN 8077 Polypropylene (PP) Pipes, Dimensions

DIN 8078 Polypropylene (PP) Pipes, General Quality Requirements

DIN 16962ff Pipe Joint Assemblies and Fittings for Polypropylene Pressure Pipes

DIN EN ISO 15874ff Plastic pipe systems for hot and cold water installation; polypropylene

DVGW-Working sheets


DIN EN ISO 9000 ff.

Systemspecific standards: Hygiene

BfR Federal Institute for risk assignment

Health assessment of plastics and non-metallic materials within the framework of the law for foods and commodity goods for potable water applications

DVGW-working sheet W 270

Increase of Microorganism on Materials. Used for Potable Water Applications – Test and Evaluation BS 6920

“Suitability of non-metallic products for use in contact with water intended for human consumption with regard to their effect on the quality of water.”

Local regulations and codes of practice must be observed. The same goes for regulations regarding the use of chemicals.

*(Additional regional decrees and recommendations are disregarded.)

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