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MetCom Design Manual

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Design Manual Updates:

Design Manual (Amended 8/9/2010)

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 (updated 2017)

Table of Equivalent Dwelling Units (EDUs)
Review Checklist
Public Works Agreement (effective 07/01/2017)
Construction Permit (revised 9/05/2017)
As-Built Requirements
Project Closeout Procedure
Procedures for Changes to Specifications
Standard Cost Tables for Engineer Estimates
Solar Battery Backup Specification
List of Approved Materials & Manufacturers

 

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 (updated 2011)

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 (updated 5/11/2011)

W-4B

Typical Installation of Single Meter Setting for Domestic Use With Sprinklers (updated 5/11/2011)

W-5

Typical Installation of Twin Meter Setting for Domestic Use (updated 5/11/2011)

W-6

Typical Meter Setting, Meters 1 ½” and 2” (updated 5/11/2011)

W-7

Blank

W-8

Standard Frames and Covers for Water Meters and Valve Vaults (updated 5/11/2011)

W-9

Water Service Connection, 1 1/4", 1 ½”, 2” Setting (updated 5/11/2011)

W-10

Typical Installation of Radio Read Meter MIU and Antenna (updated 7/20/2011)

W-11

Typical Installation and Wiring of MIU to ECR Register (updated 7/20/2011)

W-12

Blank

W-13

Shared Domestic Supply and Sprinkler Connection (updated 5/11/2011)

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

S-6

Manhole Channels

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

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

S-16

Single Service Connection to Existing Large Diameter Sewer

S-17

Cleanout Cap

S-18

Standard Cleanout Cover

S-19

Sewer Manhole Abandonment

S-20

Sewer Main Abandonment at Manhole

S-21

Manhole Vacuum Testing

 

Standard Construction Details - Low Pressure Sewer (updated 2014)

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 (updated 7/31/2014)

P-9A

Low Pressure Sewer Detail, Duplex Grinder Pump Typical Installation (updated 8/18/2014)

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 Conventional 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

Section No.

Title

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

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 Grinder Pumping Units