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CAD Standards External Requirements

Denver Water’s CAD Standards External Requirements (CAD Standards) shall be used by Consultants on projects submitted to Denver Water. They supplement Denver Water’s current Capital Projects Drafting Standards (Drafting Standards).

Consultants and contractors submitting to or working for Denver Water shall have a minimum working knowledge of Denver Water’s current AutoCAD 2018 version, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Denver Water’s Drafting Standards.


FAQs

When do I use Main Extensions?

Distribution Engineering is responsible for the design of proposed projects and the as-built drawings required for all main installations by Denver Water that are 24 inches and smaller.

Please see the current Engineering Standards for additional references.

When do I use Easements and Licenses?

Property Management is responsible for easement acquisitions, plan reviews, land sales and exchanges, and license agreements on Denver Water’s operating properties and nonoperating properties. They also oversee recreation activities for operating and nonoperating property, including leases, agreements, and studies.

Please see the current Engineering Standards for additional references.

When do I use Capital Projects?

Programs and Projects/Design Drafting is responsible for providing Engineering services related to new and existing Denver Water facilities. These services include Capital Projects, scheduling, budgeting, the control of assigned projects, and coordination with other divisions and sections as well as outside agencies.

For additional references please see these current standards: 


Support Files

Support Files: Main Extensions

Zip files — Main Extensions

Please see CAD Standards External Requirements and appendices or the current Engineering Standards for additional references.

Support Files: Easements and Licenses

Zip files — Easements and Licenses

Please see CAD Standards External Requirements and appendices or the current Engineering Standards for additional references.

Support Files: Capital Projects

Zip files — Capital Projects

For all information regarding Capital Projects please contact:

Bruce Schulte in Design Drafting
[email protected]
303-628-6630

For additional references please see these current standards: 

Questions?