Where to find an internal stop tap

An internal stop tap (sometimes called a stop cock or stop valve) is usually found where your water supply pipe enters your house. The most common places to find one are under the kitchen sink, under the stairs, or in a garage, utility or bathroom. Make sure it’s working properly and you can turn it on and off easily, in case you need to in an emergency.

Click here for more information about turning off your water supply.

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