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MetCom Design Manual - 2019 Update

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2019 Design Manual Update Memorandum

Design Manual Update Summary

Transitional (Grandfathering) Provisions

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Design Manual (Effective July 11, 2019)

TOC Table of Contents

Chapter 1 General Information

Chapter 2 Water Main Design

Chapter 3 Water Pumping Stations, Well Houses & Water Tower Design

Chapter 4 Sewer Main Design

Chapter 5 Wastewater Pumping Station Design

Appendix

Table of Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDUs)

 

Review Checklist

 

Public Works Agreement

 

Construction Permit

 

As-Built Requirements

Design Manual Update Policy

 

Standard Cost Tables for Engineer Estimates

 

Solar Battery Backup Specification

 

List of Approved Materials & Manufacturers

Standard Construction Details

Standard Construction Details - General

 

G-1 Buttresses for Tees

G-2 Buttresses for Caps and Horizontal Bends

 

G-3 Buttresses for Vertical Bends

 

G-4 Anchorages for Vertical Bends

 

G-5 Witness Post

 

G-6 Typical Bedding and Backfill for Pipes and Appurtenances

 

G-7 Casing Assembly Using Prefabricated Pipe Supports

 

G-8 Steel Sleeve Under Roadway Field Manufactured Supports

 

G-9 Method of Cutting and Repairing Bituminous Driveways

 

G-9A Typical Repair of Bituminous Surfaces

 

G-10 Typical Pipe Anchor, Pipes 6” through 12”

 

G-11 Typical Method for Strapping Valve or Appurtenance to Main

 

G-12 Method of Cutting and Repairing Concrete Driveways

 

G-13 Fitting Anchor

 

G-14 Blank

 

G-15 Blank

 

G-16 Blank

 

G-17 Typical Concrete Encasement, Concrete Cradle

 

G-18 Marker Stakes for Manholes, Valve Boxes, Cleanouts and other Appurtenances

 

G-19 Typical Chain Link Fence, 8 ft. Height

 

G-20 Typical Chain Link Gate, 8 ft. Height

 

G-21 Typical Chain Link Fence, 8 ft. Height

 

G-22 Typical Chain Link Gate, 8 ft. Height

 

G-23 Typical Service Entrance and Parking

G-24 Typical Station Address Sign

 

G-25 Typical Fence Abutting Driveway

 

G-26 Typical Tapping Sleeve and Valve

Standard Construction Details - Water

W-1 Fire Hydrant Setting

W-2 In-Line Water Valve Setting

W-3 Mainguard® Blow-off Hydrant

W-4A Typical Installation of Single Meter Setting for Domestic Use Without Sprinklers

W-4B Typical Installation of Single Meter Setting for Domestic Use With Sprinklers

 

W-5 Typical Installation of Twin Meter Setting for Domestic Use

W-6 Typical Meter Setting, Meters 1 ½” and 2”

W-7 Blank

W-8 Standard Frames and Covers for Water Meters and Valve Vaults

W-9 Water Service Connection, 1 1/4", 1 ½”, 2” Setting

W-10 Typical Installation of Radio Read Meter MIU and Antenna

W-11 Typical Installation and Wiring of MIU to ECR Register

W-12 Blank

W-13 Shared Domestic Supply and Sprinkler Connection

W-14 Blank

W-15 Post Indicator Valve

Standard Construction Details - Typical Potable Water Pumping Station

WP-1 Typical Water Pumping Station Pumping to System or Tower

 

WP-2 Typical Water Pumping Station Pumping to System or Tower Section A-A

Standard Construction Details - Gravity Sewer

S-1 Shallow Manhole

 

S-2 Standard Precast Line Manhole

 

S-3 Inside Drop for Existing Manhole

 

S-4 Drop Manhole for New Construction

 

S-5 Manhole Built Over Existing Sewer Main (12" or Smaller)

 

S-6 Manhole Channels (Typical)

 

S-7 Standard Heavy Traffic Manhole Frame and Cover

 

S-8 Watertight Manhole Frame and Cover

 

S-9 Blank

 

S-10 Sewer Service Connection, Single Setting

 

S-11 Sewer Service Connection, Twin Setting (Retrofit Only)

 

S-12 Deep Sewer Service Connections

 

S-13 Smooth PVC Gasketed Tee Pipe Saddle for Sewer Mains up to 12”

 

S-14 Smooth PVC Gasketed Wye Pipe Saddle for Sewer Mains up to 12"

 

S-15 Connection to Large Diameter Sewer > 12"

 

S-16 Single Service Connection to Existing Large Diameter Sewer > 12"

 

S-17 Cleanout Cap

 

S-18 Standard Cleanout Cover

 

S-19 Sewer Manhole Abandonment (Typical)

 

S-20 Sewer Main Abandonment at Manhole

 

S-21 Manhole Vacuum Testing

Standard Construction Details - Low Pressure Sewer

P-1 Low Pressure Sewer Service Connection Assembly

 

P-2 Low Pressure Sewer Service Connection Assembly, Wet Tap

 

P-3 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, In-Line Cleanout Flushing Connection

 

P-4 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, In-Line Flushing Connection in Traffic Areas, Sewer less than 4"

 

P-5 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Terminal Cleanout Flushing Connection

 

P-6 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Terminal Flushing Connection in Traffic Areas, Sewer less than 4"

 

P-7 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Valve Box Setting 3” and Smaller

 

P-8 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Air Relief / Vacuum Valve Setting

 

P-9 Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Grinder Pump Typical Installation

 

P-9A Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Duplex Grinder Pump Typical Installation

 

P-10 Low Pressure Sewer Connection to New or Existing Gravity Sewer Service

 

P-11 Low Pressure Sewer Connection to Existing Gravity Manhole

 

P-12 Type “A” Transition Manhole Force Main to Gravity Sewer

 

P-13 Type “B” Transition Manhole Force Main to Gravity Sewer

Standard Construction Details - Typical Wastewater Pumping Station

PS-1 Typical Plan for Wastewater Pumping Station

 

PS-2 Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Dry Well Plan

 

PS-3 Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Dry Well Plan Section A-A

 

PS-4 Wastewater Pumping Station Site Plan

 

PS-5 Typical Plan for Suction Lift and Submersible Wastewater Pumping Stations

 

PS-6 Submersible Wastewater Pumping Stations Sections B-B

 

PS-7 Suction Lift Wastewater Wet Well Plan

 

PS-8 Suction Lift Wastewater Wet Well Section C-C

 

PS-9 Typical Site Plan for Suction Lift and Submersible Wastewater Pump Station

 

PS-10 Submersible Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Valve Vault

 

PS-11 Submersible Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Valve Vault Section D-D

 

PS-12 Submersible Wastewater Pumping Station Site Plan

 

PS-13 Typical Plan for Package Wastewater Pumping Station

 

PS-14 Package Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Dry Well Plan

 

PS-15 Package Wastewater Pumping Station Wet Well and Dry Well Plan Section E-E

 

PS-16 Package Wastewater Pumping Station Site Plan

Technical Specifications

01107 Construction Stakeout

01108 Mobilization

02012 Test Pits

 

02050 Removal or Abandonment of Existing Facilities

 

02110 Clearing and Grubbing

 

02240 Aggregate Backfill

 

02250 Trench Excavation, Backfill and Compaction

 

02300 Boring and/or Jacking Pipe

02310 Directional Boring of Pressure Sewer, Water Mains and Gravity Sewers

 

02400 Tunneling

02550 Temporary Bypass for Water Services

 

02512 Dewatering

 

02551 Water Main Installation and Chlorination

 

02552 Water Valves and Appurtenances

 

02553 Water Services, Water Meter Settings and Vaults

 

02554 Fire Hydrants

 

02555 Production Wells

 

02561 Gravity Sanitary Sewer and House Connections

 

02562 Sanitary Sewer Manholes

 

02563 Sanitary Sewer Force Mains

 

02565 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation

 

02566 Low Pressure Sewer Systems

 

02800 Restoration

 

02820 Turf Establishment

 

02830 Sodding

 

02850 Soil Stabilization Matting

 

02870 Fences

 

03200 Concrete Reinforcement

 

03300 Cast-in-Place Concrete

 

03400 Precast Concrete Utility Structures

 

03500 Flowable Fly Ash

 

04100 Mortar

 

04200 Brick Masonry

 

05500 Miscellaneous Metals

 

11307 Sewage Pumping Units