Planning a drinking water supply system Standards and guidelines

List of the most important regulations with relevance to the planning, construction and operation of drinking water supply systems in the healthcare sector:

IFSG Law on the Prevention and Combating of Infectious Human Diseases (Infektionsschutzgesetz - IfSG)
ArbStättV Workplace Ordinance (Arbeitsstättenverordnung - ArbStättV)
TrinkwV Regulation on the Quality of Water for Human Consumption (German Drinking Water Regulation -- TrinkW 2001)
DIN EN 806-1...4 Technical Criteria for Installations inside Buildings Conveying Water for Human Consumption – German version of EN 806-1…4
DIN EN 1717 Protection of Drinking Water Against Contamination in Drinking Water Installations and General Requirements on Safety Precautions Against Backflowrelated Contaminations of Drinking Water - Technical Criteria of the DVGW; German version of EN 1717:2000
DIN 1988 1...8 Technical Criteria for Drinking Water Supply Systems (TRWI) – Technical Criteria of the DVGW (Deutsche Vereinigung des Gas- und Wasserfaches -- German Technical Association for Gas and Water)
VDI 6023 Sheet 1 Hygiene in drinking water supply systems – requirements on planning, execution, operation and maintenance
DVGW W 551 Info sheet Drinking water heating systems and drinking water pipe systems, technical measures to reduce legionella growth; planning, installation, operation and renewal of drinking water supply systems
DVGW W 553 Info sheet Dimensions of circulation systems in central drinking water heating systems
RKI Ordinance on Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention Recommendations on Hand Hygiene
ZVSHK German Sanitation, Heating and Air Conditioning Federation: procedure sheets and technical details for hydraulic pressure testing, start-up and hygiene
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