Standard Specifications for Water Main Construction


INDEX [Effective 04-07-23]

Letter to District Holders [04-07-23]

General Conditions

Standardize Ductile Iron Pipe to Class 52



100-14  [Rev  ]  Specifications for Dry-Barrel Fire Hydrants

107-00  Specifications for Coated and Cement-Lined Steel Pipe and Fittings

109-09  [Rev  ]  Precast Concrete Manholes

110  [Rev  ]  Ductile Iron Pipe for Water Distribution Service

111  [Rev  ]  Ductile Iron Fittings

119  [Rev  ]  Specifications for Materials

120  [Rev ]  Specifications for Construction

121-99  Cast-in-Place Concrete

122-14  Specification for Resilient Seated Gate Valves for Water Supply Service

123  [Rev ]  High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipe and Fittings for Water Distribution Service

126  [Rev  ]  Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe for Water Distribution Service


O&M Procedures

E.225.2  [Rev  ]  Welding Procedure — Shielded Metal Arc Welding

E.225.3  [Rev  ]  Welding Procedure — Gas Metal Arc Welding

E.225.4  [Rev  ]  Welding Procedure — Oxy-Acetylene Welding

E.227.0  [Rev  ]  Qualification of Welders

E.229.0  [Rev  ]  Visual Inspection of Test Welds


Construction Standards

0.2.1  [Rev  ]  Installation of Erosion and Sediment Control

0.3.0  [Rev  ]  Shoring Installation Requirements

1.1.6  [Rev  ]  Abandonment of Vaults and Valve Boxes

1.10.1  [Rev  ]  Excavations for Tapping Sleeves and Tees

1.11.1  [Rev  ]  Backfill Compaction for 16-inch and Smaller Water Mains

1.11.2  [Rev  ]  Pipe Embedment for 16-inch and smaller water mains

1.11.3  [Rev  ]   Installation of Bentomat© CL Geosynthetic Clay Liner on Water Pipe and Fittings

1.12.1  [Rev  ]  Installation of Polyethylene Encasement on Cast or Ductile Iron Pipe and Fittings

1.13.1  [Rev  ]  Water Mains Crossing Sanitary Sewers

1.14.1  [Rev  ]  Installation of Trace Wire on Water Mains

1.3.0 [05-19-22] Bypass Piping

1.4.0  [Rev  ]  Pressure-Testing Water Mains

1.4.3  [Rev  ]  Chlorination of Water Mains

1.4.4  [Rev  ]  Disinfecting and Flushing Main Repairs and Connections

1.6.1  [Rev  ]  Air Taps on Ductile Iron, Cast Iron, PVC, and HDPE Water Mains 16-inch and Smaller

1.6.2  [Rev ]  Sample Taps on Ductile Iron, Cast Iron and PVC Water Mains, 16-inch and Smaller

1.8.1  [Rev  ]  Precast Vault Installation — Water

1.8.11  [Rev  ]  Typical Backing Blocks for Water Mains

1.8.12  [Rev  ]  Immediate Support Backing Blocks (ISBB)

1.8.13  [Rev  ]  Screw Jacks for Support Backing with Extra Heavy (Sch 80) Black Pipe

1.8.3  [Rev  ]  Reinforced Vault Footings & Concrete Slab Design

1.8.4  [Rev  ]  CC Box Installation — Water

1.8.5  [Rev  ]  Typical CC Box, 24-inch Round Iron or Square Roadway Box Installation in Gravel or Dirt Road Surfaces

1.9.1  [Rev  ]  Swivel x Solid Adapter for 6-inch to 12-inch Water Main

11.2.3  [Rev  ]  Butt-Fusion

11.7.0  [Rev  ]  Installation of Electrofusion Couplings, Saddles & Flex Restraints on HDPE Water Mains

11.7.1  [Rev  ]  Sidewall Fusion of Tess and Saddles on HDPE Water Mains

2.0.1  [Rev  ]  Direction of Water Valve Operation

2.2.0  [Rev  ]  Gate Valve Installation on 16-inch and smaller PVC water mains

3.0.1  [Rev  ]  Hydrant Installation on 6-inch, 8-inch, 12-inch and 16-inch Mains

3.0.2  [Rev  ]  Fire Hydrant Spacing

3.1.1  [Rev  ]  Obsolete Fire Hydrants

3.1.2  [Rev  ]  Hydrant Color and Nozzle Thread Design

5.5.3  [Rev  ]  Use and Installation of Retainer Glands

6.0.5 [Rev 10-24-08] 3/4-inch, 1-inch, 1-1/2-inch, or 2-inch Service Taps on C900 PVC Water Mains

6.0.6 1-inch, 1 1/2-inch, or 2-inch Service Taps on 6-inch, 8-inch and 12-inch HDPE PE 3408 Water Mains

8.2.1  [Rev  ]  Installation of a Single Insulating Washer Flange Insulating Set

8.2.2  [Rev  ]  Installation of a Double Insulating Washer Flange Insulating Set

8.3.3  [Rev  ]  Trace Wire, Anode and Test Lead Attachment Methods for Steel, Ductile Iron and Cast Iron Water Mains

8.5.2  [Rev  ]  Application of Tapes and Wraps for Water Pipelines



File No. 416128 (MUD 119)  [Rev  ]  CC Valve Box for Water or Gas Gate Valves

File No. 416206 (MUD 119)  [Rev  ]  24-inch Manhole Ring and Cover

File No. 416207 (MUD 119)  [Rev  ]  24-inch Manhole Ring and Cover

File No. 416232 (MUD 119)  [Rev  ]  36-inch Manhole Ring and Cover

File No. 416235 (MUD 109)  [Rev  ]  30-inch, 48-inch, 54-inch, 60-inch and 72-inch Precast Manhole Sections

MUD 125(MUD119) FIG 1  [Rev  ]  6-inch Chlorine Tube for Contractors

MUD 125(MUD119) FIG 2  [Rev  ]  8-inch Chlorine Tube for Contractors