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Engineering Standards

Complete Engineering Standards (14th edition, effective March 28, 2012)

Material Specifications

Memorandums

Approved Certifying Bodies for NSF/ANSI 61 (Jan. 18, 2018)

Engineering Standards — Materials Approval Process (Nov. 7, 2014)

Combination Air-Release and Vacuum Acceptable Manufacturer Policy — Denver and Total Service Contract Areas (July 2, 2013)

Fire Hydrant Acceptable Manufacturer Policy — Denver and Total Service Contract Areas (March 27, 2013)

Note: These Material Specifications are provided for standardization purposes only. They represent minimum design standards that may require upgrading for specific applications.

Table of Contents

Number Title
  Abbreviations
MS 1 Ductile Iron Pipe
MS 2 Polyvinyl Chloride Pressure Pipe
MS 3 Ductile Iron Waterworks Fittings
MS 4 Double-Disc Gate Valves
MS 5 Resilient Seated Gate Valves
MS 6 Flanged Rubber Seated Butterfly Valves
MS 7 Swing Check Valves
MS 8 Tapping Valves — Mechanical Joint Type
MS 9 Fabricated Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel Tapping Sleeves
MS 10 Pressure Regulating Valves
MS 11 Combination Air-Release and Vacuum Valves 1 through 4-Inch
MS 12 Cast Iron Valve Boxes
MS 13 Dry-Barrel Fire Hydrants
MS 14 Polyethylene Encasement Material
MS 15 Meter Registers and Register Boxes
MS 16 Magnetic Drive Displacement Type Water Meters 5/8 through 2-Inch
MS 17 Magnetic Drive Compound Type Water Meters 2 through 6-Inch
MS 18 Magnetic Drive Turbine Type Water Meters 1 ½ through 16-Inch
MS 19 Magnetic Drive Fire Service Type Water Meters 3 through 10-Inch Turbine Type
MS 20 Normal Weight and Precast Concrete
MS 21 Controlled Low Strength Backfill Material
MS 22 Concrete Reinforcement
MS 23 Brass and Bronze Goods
MS 24 Water Service Line Pipe — 2-Inch and Smaller
MS 25 Meter Pits, Domes, and Lids
MS 26 Wax Tape Material
MS 27 Flanged In-line Basket Strainers
MS 28 Concrete Vaults
MS 29 Mechanical Joint Restraint
MS 30 Bolted Sleeve-Type Couplings
MS 31 Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
MS 32 Fire Hydrant Meters
MS 33 Manhole Rings, Covers, and Risers
MS 34 Tunneling Materials
MS 35 Concrete Manholes
MS 36 Flanged Joint Accessories
Appendix A Procedure for Evaluation of Materials

 

Standard Drawings

Note: These drawings are provided for standardization purposes only. They represent minimum design standards that may require upgrading for specific applications.

Table of Contents

Number Title
Sheet i Standard Drawing Abbreviations
Sheet ii Standard Drawing Abbreviations
Sheet 1 Water Distribution System — Typical Plan
Sheet 2 Water Distribution System — Typical Plan for Curved Streets
Sheet 3 Water Distribution System — Typical Plan for Cul-De-Sac
Sheet 4 Typical Street Cross Section and Street Centerline Profile
Sheet 5 Typical Private Street Cross Section
Sheet 6 Typical Quarter Section Hydraulic Grid System
Sheet 7 Piping at Street Intersections for Future Connections
Sheet 8 Plan, Profile and Location for Fire Hydrants, Mains and Valves
Sheet 9 3" and Larger Domestic and Fireline Connections
Sheet 10 Fireline Connection with Domestic Service Tap
Sheet 11 NFPA 13D Residential Sprinkler Services
Sheet 12 Typical Trench Section
Sheet 13 Typical Trench Section for Pipeline in Dipping Bedrock
Sheet 14 Ditch or Canal Crossing
Sheet 15 Storm and Sanitary Sewer Crossing
Sheet 16 Open Cut Crossing Over or Under Conduit or Conflicting Utility
Sheet 17 Bored Crossing Beneath Conduits
Sheet 18 Bore Casing Detail
Sheet 19 Valve Operation
Sheet 20 Recycled Water System Pentagon Operating Nut
Sheet 21 Valve Box Support Plate
Sheet 22 Valve Operator Extension
Sheet 23 Valve Operator Guide
Sheet 24 Standard Adjustable Support
Sheet 25 Heavy Duty Adjustable Support
Sheet 26 6" Ø Industrial Vent Pipe and Screen
Sheet 27 6" Ø Residential Vent Pipe
Sheet 28 Concrete Kickblocks Bearing Surfaces and Installation
Sheet 29 Concrete Kickblock Requirements for Water Main and Tap Size Combos
Sheet 30 Stud Nut Tightening Sequence
Sheet 31 Flange Lug Detail
Sheet 32 Length of Restrained Pipe
Sheet 33 Polyethylene Wrap on Pipe and at Tap Installation
Sheet 34 Insulated Joints, Rods, and Bolted Sleeve Type Couplings
Sheet 35 Ductile Iron Pipe Joint Bonding
Sheet 36 Exothermic Weld Protection
Sheet 37 Tracer Wire Installation for PVC Water Main
Sheet 38 Traffic Impediment Bollard
Sheet 39 Reference Post
Sheet 40 Pressure Regulating or Check Valve Manhole Installation — Typical Plan
Sheet 41 Pressure Regulating or Check Valve Manhole Installation — Typical Cross Section
Sheet 42 Pressure Regulating or Check Valve Rectangular Vault — Typical Plan
Sheet 43 Pressure Regulating or Check Valve Rectangular Vault — Typical Cross Section
Sheet 44 Typical Concrete Manhole Installation
Sheet 45 Standard Design for 2" Blowoff in Manhole
Sheet 46 Temporary Blowoff Installation for 12" and Smaller Pipe
Sheet 47 Transmission Main Blowoff Installation
Sheet 48 Air Valve Assembly with Access Manhole — Deleted
Sheet 49 Air Valve Assembly
Sheet 50 Access Manhole — Deleted
Sheet 51 Pitot Installation
Sheet 52 Butterfly Valve Assembly (Ductile Iron Pipe)
Sheet 53 General Meter and Service Notes
Sheet 54 2" and Smaller Service Line, Stop Box and Outside Meter Installation
Sheet 55 Outside Setting for ¾" and 1" Meter
Sheet 56 Outside Setting for 1 ½" and 2" Meter with Check Valve and Bypass in Manhole
Sheet 57 Large Meter in Vault
Sheet 58 Outside Setting for 1 ½" and 2" Meter and Bypass in Manhole with Inside Backflow Prevention Assembly
Sheet 59 Outside Setting for 1 ½" and 2" Double Check Valve Assembly in Manhole
Sheet 60 Outside Setting for 2" and Smaller Reduced Pressure Principle Assembly in Enclosure
Sheet 61 Outside Setting for 3" and Larger Reduced Pressure Principle Assembly N-Type, Above Ground
Sheet 62 Service Line, Stop Box and Inside Meter Installation for Existing ¾" and 1" Meter
Sheet 63 Inside Setting for Existing ¾" and 1" Meter with AMR
Sheet 64 Inside Setting for Existing 1 ½" and 2" Meter and Bypass with Inside Backflow Prevention Assembly
Sheet 65 Inside Setting for 3" and Larger Meter
Sheet 66 Remote AMR Device Installation on Outside Building Wall
Sheet 67 Outside Setting for 2" Detector Check Valve in Manhole
Sheet 68 Inside Setting for 2" Detector Check Valve
Sheet 69 Irrigation Outside Setting for 2" and Smaller Reduced Pressure Principle Assembly in Enclosure
Sheet 70 Drinking Fountain Double Check Valve — Above Ground Installation
Sheet 71 Drinking Fountain Double Check Valve — Below Ground Installation
Sheet 72 Standard Design for Hydrant Interconnection
Sheet 73 Standard Hydrant Meter Installation
Sheet 74 Submerged Butterfly Valve with Torque Tube and Actuator Stand
Sheet 75 Chlorination Tap (Ductile Iron Pipe)
Sheet 76 2" Blowoff Hydrant
Sheet 77 2″ & Smaller Non-Copper Service Line Replacement
Sheet 78 2″ & Smaller Non-Copper Service Line Replacement & Inside Meter Relocation

 

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