Engineering Standards, Specifications and Drawings

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Section Specification Revision Date
01 EMWD Guidelines for Water System Plans [PDF]

Water Standard Drawings [link to select specific drawings]

Water Standard Drawings [PDF of all drawings]

03 Water System Specification: Detailed Provisions
Provisions that comprise this specification:
- Section 02718 - Installation of Water Pipeline
- Section 15057 - Ductile Iron Water Pipe & Fittings
- Section 15058 - Cast Iron Fittings
- Section 15059 - Welded Steel Fittings
- Section 15061 - Steel Cylinder Water Pipe
- Section 15064 - Plastic (PVC) Water Pipe & Fittings
- Section 15072 - Asbestos-Cement Water Pipe
- Section 15081 - Gaskets
- Section 15089 - Nuts & Bolts
- Section 15101 - Gate Valves
- Section 15102 - Resilient-Seated Gate Valves
- Section 15103 - Butterfly Valves
See Engineering Provisions
04 EMWD Guidelines for Sewer Systems [PDF] 6/15

Sewer Standard Drawings [link to select specific drawings]

Sewer Standard Drawings [PDF of all drawings]

06 Sewer Specification - Detailed Provisions
Provisions that comprise this specification:
- Section 02761 - Furnish & Install VCP Sewer Pipe System
- Section 02762 - Furnish & Install Plastic Sewer Pipe System
- Section 02769 - Furnish & Install High Density Polyethylene
(HDPE) Sewer Pipe System
- Section 15330 - Vitrified Clay Sewer Pipe (Plain End)
- Section 15331 - Vitrified Clay Sewer Pipe (Bell & Spigot)
- Section 15333 - Cast Iron & Ductile Iron Sewer Pipe
- Section 15340 - Manholes & Fittings
See Engineering Provisions
07 Recycled Water Guidelines (EMWD offsite facilities) [PDF] 2/17

Recycled Water Standard Drawings (EMWD offsite facilities)
 [link to select specific drawings]

Recycled Water Standard Drawings (EMWD offsite facilities)
[PDF of all drawings]


General Construction Specifications
02201 - Construction Methods and Earthwork

02252 - Control Density Fill
03300 - Cast-in-Place Concrete 

See Engineering Provisions
Approved Materials List Revised 04/16

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