The Chicago Plumbing Code

§ 18-29-406

Automatic Clothes Washers.

§ 18-29-406.1 Approval.

Domestic automatic clothes washers shall conform to ASSE 1007.

§ 18-29-406.2 Water connection.

The water supply to an automatic clothes washer shall be protected against backflow by an air gap installed integrally within the machine conforming to ASSE 1007 or with the installation of a backflow preventer in accordance with Article § 18-296.

§ 18-29-406.3 Waste connection.

The discharge from an automatic clothes washer shall be through an air break and connected to a standpipe in accordance with Article 8.