This website is constructed to assist water distribution professionals in the selection of their product pipe by providing a pressure pipe design tool that is consistent with the existing standards. For polyethylene pipe, AWWA-M55 "PE Pipe - Design and Installation", ASTM F714-10 "Standard Specification for Polyethylene (PE) Plastic Pipe (SDR-PR) Based on Outside Diameter", AWWA C901-08 "AWWA Standard for Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Tubing, ½ In. (13 mm) through 3 In. (76 mm), for Water Service", and AWWA C906-15 "AWWA Standard for Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Fittings, 4 In. Through 65 In. (100 mm Through 1,650 mm), for Waterworks" are the applicable documents. For polyvinyl-chloride pipe (PVC), AWWA-M23 "PVC Pipe - Design and Installation", ANSI/AWWA C900-07 "AWWA Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 In. Through 12 In. (100 mm Through 300 mm), for Water Transmission and Distribution", AWWA C905-10 "AWWA Standard for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 14 In. Through 48 In. (350 mm Through 1,200 mm)", and ASTM D2241-05 "Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Pressure-Rated Pipe (SDR Series)" are the applicable documents. For ductile iron pipe (DI), AWWA-C150-14 "Thickness of Ductile Iron Pipe" and AWWA C151-09 "Ductile-Iron Pipe, Centrifugally Cast" are the applicable documents.
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The information provided on this website is offered in good faith and believed to be accurate at the time of its preparation, but is offered "as is" without any express or implied warranty, including WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Information is offered to the user only for consideration and all users must fulfill their own compliance when using this information from this website. PPI and eTrenchless Group Inc. assumes no responsibility for regulatory compliance or compliance data.
PPI and eTrenchless will improve and revise this website based on user's comments and industry developments. Please send user comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on other publications can be obtained by contacting ASTM, AWWA, PPI or eTrenchless directly or visiting the web site.
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