Rental Property Water Tank Regulations


Is it lawful for drinking water to be supplied from a tank in rental properties?

I know it's OK for owner-occupied property provided the tank meets installation and maintenance standards, but landlords are subject to additional requirements under BSEN 806-5 and BS 8558, but I can't establish if these disallow drinking water from water tanks.

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Landlords’ Responsibilities for Repair and Maintenance

In addition to any repair responsibilities explicitly set out in the tenancy agreement, common law and statute will imply terms to the agreement between landlord and tenant.