11. Pools, tanks, and dams

This section includes tanks, pools, dams and flexible water storage bladders for irrigation or firefighting purposes, up to a certain size.

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The table below shows the exemptions included in this section and the professional you will need to hire.

Description* Is an authorised professional legally required? Who can provide professional advice?
11.1 Tanks and pools No Chartered Professional Engineer
11.2 Dams (excluding large dams) No Chartered Professional Engineer
11.3 Flexible water storage bladders No Product supplier


*Owners must look at the relevant section of guidance to identify under which detailed conditions the building work qualifies for the exemption.

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: