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Construction Standards

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Specification 205

Specification 205 provides revisions and additions to the ”Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction” (Greenbook) for construction materials, methods, and testing for public water main construction in the City of Riverside. All water mains installed in the RPU’s service area as part of a land development project are required to comply with the Greenbook and Specification 205.


Approved Materials List

The Approved Materials List provides the manufacturer and model numbers for all of the materials approved for use in new public water facilities in RPU’s service area. Standard Drawings (I.e. CWD Drawings)

The Standard Drawings (or CWD Drawings) provide guidelines for contractors installing new public water facilities in RPU’s service area. These drawings illustrate the proper installation of facilities such as water main pipelines, fire hydrants, air valves, blow-offs, water services, etc.


 

Standard Description Date
Appendix III All Standard Drawings May 2016
CWD-010-1 Typical Cover Sheet May 2016
CWD-010-2 Typical Plan Layout January 2013
CWD-010-3 Typical Plan Detail October 2009
CWD-015-1 Water Main and Sanitary Sewer (1) January 2013
CWD-015-2 Water Main and Sanitary Sewer (2) January 2013
CWD-015-13 Water Main and Sanitary Sewer (3) January 2013
CWD-023-1 Structure Type A, B, or C Encasement January 2013
CWD-023-2 Structure Interference Encasement January 2013
CWD-030 Typical Thrust Block Details January 2013
CWD-040-1 Typical Pipe Trench Bedding, Backfill and Pavement Requirements January 2013
CWD-040-2 Typical Pipe Trench Bedding, Backfill and Pavement Requirements (General Notes) January 2013
CWD-220 Typical Split Butt Strap, 8-54 Diameter (150 PSI design pressure) January 2013
CWD-300 Typical Flanged Outlet, 4-20 January 2013
CWD-320 Typical Flanged Tangent, 4-12 January 2013
CWD-340 Typical thread outlet, 1 thru 2.5 diameter January 2013
CWD-350 Typical manway for large pipelines January 2013
CWD-409 6-Inch hydranthead blow-off January 2013
CWD-410 8-Inch blow-off pumper outlet January 2013
CWD-410-B 8-Inchblow-off, below grade January 2013
CWD-410-C 8-inch blow off with pumper outlet more than 10-ft cover March 2016
CWD-411-A Typical 2-Inch blow-off assembly less than 42 January 2013
CWD-411-B Typical 2-Inch blow-off assembly more than 42 January 2013
CWD-412 4-0 inch temporary construction end caps January 2013
CWD-413 12-20 Inch DI temporary construction end cap January 2013
CWD-414 For steel 16-54 Inch CML&C temp construction January 2013
CWD-432 Temporary water sampler January 2013
CWD-433 Water quality sampling station January 2013
CWD-451 2-Inch air valve installation September 2014
CWD-460 4-Inch air valve installation January 2013
CWD-462 6-Inch air valve installation January 2013
CWD-465 8-Inch air valve installation January 2013
CWD-500 Typical valve box for gate valves January 2013
CWD-504 Tapping sleeve and tapping valve detail January 2013
CWD-510 Typical valve box for butterfly valves January 2013
CWD-515 Typical split-sleeve liner and cap January 2013
CWD-570 Typical conduit support January 2013
CWD-600 1-Inch water service January 2013
CWD-601 2-Inch water service September 2014
CWD-614 Temporary, emergency or construction water service January 2013
CWD-615 4-12 Inch above ground fire service January 2013
CWD-616-1 Backflow prevention assembly January 2013
CWD-616-2 Backflow prevention assembly alternative location January 2013
CWD-617 Backflow prevention assembly 3-Inch & larger January 2013
CWD-620-1 3,4 and 6-Inch compound meter water service January 2013
CWD-620-2 Bill of materials 3,4 and 6-Inch compound meter water service January 2013
CWD-621-2 8-Inch FMCTwater service January 2013
CWD-621-2 Bill of materials for 8-Inch FMCT water service January 2013
CWD-622-1 10-Inch domestic water service January 2013
CWD-622-2 Bill of materials for 10-Inch compound water service January 2013
CWD-700 Regular and super fire hydrant detail March 2016
CWD-800-1 Traffic rated vault for 3-6 Inch compound meters January 2013
CWD-800-2 Traffic rated vault for 3-6 Inch compound meters January 2013
CWD-801-1 Traffic rated vault for 3-6 Inch compound meters October 2009
CWD-801-2 Traffic rated vault for 8-12-in compound meters October 2009
CWD-811 Blowoff-off manhole installation January 2013
CWD-816 Manhole detail 48-Inch Max ID pipe January 2013
CWD-900-A 4-Inch diameter guard post installation January 2013
CWD-900-B 2.5 diameter guard post installation January 2013
CWD-922 Test lead installation January 2013
CWD-923 Flange insulation and test lead installation January 2013
CWD-924 Joint bond details January 2013
CWD-960 Notification sign (1) January 2013
CWD-960 Notification sign (2) January 2013