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View the complete Policies and Procedures for Processing Water and Wastewater Projects for Design and Construction Manual. (pdf, 2.03mb, 85pp, timely download).

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Section Contents Within Section
Introduction Table of Contents and Introduction
Section I Standard Procedure Summary General Project Process
Section II General Design Requirements for Water & Wastewater Projects
Section III Design Criteria for Water Projects General Pressure Plane Areas Design Criteria
Section IV Design Criteria for Wastewater Projects General Preliminary Design Procedure

Section IV: 1-6 is a special subsection addressing new wastewater lift stations that may be turned over to the Water Department for ownership, operation and maintenance.

Contents within Section Section
Section IV: 1 Introduction
Section IV: 2 Civil Design Criteria
Section IV: 3 Structural Design Criteria
Section IV: 4 Mechanical Design Criteria
Section IV: 5 Electrical and Instrumentation Design Criteria
Section IV: 6 Project Closeout
Subsection IV: 7 Design Criteria for Wastewater Mains
Section V Easement Requirements
Appendix A General Requirements for Developer’s Project
Appendix B Minimum Requirements for Developer’s Project
Appendix C Expediting Review and Approval of Plans
Appendix D Pre-Qualification Requirements for Contractors
Appendix E* Formal Community Facilities Agreement
Appendix F Informal Community Facilities Agreement
Appendix G Standard Symbols and Abbreviations
Appendix H Backflow Protection
Appendix I Definitions

*This is for information only. The formal CFA will be prepared by Water staff.



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Fort Worth, TX 76101

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