Design Standards

Design Standards Manual
Water, Wastewater, and Reclaimed Water Systems
Second Edition March 1, 2016

PDF, 3.8 MB


Standard Details

Utility Standard detail drawings can be downloaded as AutoCAD® DWG files (version 2000) or Adobe® PDF files. Please contact the Engineering Department at (915) 594-5526 for questions, comments and ordering information. These drawings are provided for informational purposes only. They are made available for use by qualified individuals. The user accepts full liability for their use.

Water, Sewer, and Reclaimed Water Details

130 Cover Sheet for 24" X 36" Size Sheet PDF DWG
131 Utility Symbology - 1 PDF DWG
132 Utility Symbology - 2 PDF DWG
133 Utility Symbology - 3 PDF DWG
140 Location for Utility Lines PDF DWG
160 Separation Distance Potable Water, Sanitary Sewer and Reclaimed Water PDF DWG
161 Separation Distance Sanitary Sewer and Potable Water (Special Conditions) PDF DWG
162 Separation Distance Potable Water and Reclaimed Water (Special Conditions) PDF DWG
163 Separation Distance Sanitary Sewer and Reclaimed Water (Special Conditions) PDF DWG
170 Trench Cross Section Terminology PDF DWG
171 Embedment Class "A" for Pressure Pipe and Gravity Pipe - Dry Conditions PDF DWG
172 Embedment Class "B" for Pressure Pipe - Wet Conditions PDF DWG
173 Embedment Class "C" for Gravity Pipe - Wet Conditions PDF DWG
179 Pavement Replacement PDF DWG
180 Carrier Pipe Installation with Casing Insulators PDF DWG
181 Carrier Pipe Installation in Annular Filled Casing Pipe PDF DWG
182 Concrete Cap (Paved Condition) PDF DWG
183 Concrete Cap (Unpaved Condition) PDF DWG
184-1 Concrete Collar Installation in Paved Areas PDF DWG
184-2 Concrete Apron Installation in Non-Paved Areas PDF DWG
185 Manhole Ring and Cover Installation PDF DWG

Water Details

250 Cover for Water Mains PDF DWG
260 Gate Valve Installation PDF DWG
261-1 Butterfly Valve in Manhole Installation for 24" and Larger Water Lines PDF DWG
261-2 Butterfly Valve in Manhole Installation for 16" and 20" Water Lines PDF DWG
261-3 Extension Stem Guide PDF DWG
262 Blow-Off Valve Assembly PDF DWG
263-1 Combination Air Release Valve for Lines 16" and Smaller - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
263-2 Combination Air Release Valve for Lines 16" and Smaller - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
263-3 Combination Air Release Valve for Lines 20" and Larger - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
263-4 Combination Air Release Valve for Lines 20" and Larger - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
263-5 Break-A-Way Coupling PDF DWG
263-6 Air Release Piping PDF DWG
264-1 Pressure Reducing 6" Valve (By-Passed) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
264-2 Pressure Reducing 6" Valve (In-Line) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
264-3 Pressure Reducing 6" Valve (By-Passed) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
264-4 Pressure Reducing 6" Valve (In-Line) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
264-5 Pressure Test Outlet PDF DWG
265-1 Pressure Relief 1" and 2" Valve (Discharge to Atmosphere) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
265-2 Pressure Relief 1" and 2" Valve (Back Discharge to Low Side) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
265-3 Pressure Relief 1" and 2" Valve (Discharge to Atmosphere) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
265-4 Pressure Relief 1" and 2" Valve (Back Discharge to Low Side) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
265-5 Pressure Relief 3" and Larger Valve (Discharge to Atmosphere) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
265-6 Pressure Relief 3" and Larger Valve (Back Discharge to Low Side) - Behind Curb Installation PDF DWG
265-7 Pressure Relief 3" and Larger Valve (Discharge to Atmosphere) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
265-8 Pressure Relief 3" and Larger Valve (Back Discharge to Low Side) - Beneath Paving Installation PDF DWG
266 Tapping Sleeve and Valve Installation PDF DWG
268 Bonnet Box PDF DWG
269-1 Bonnet Box Cover PDF DWG
269-2 Bonnet Box Cover (Flip Resistant) PDF DWG
270 Concrete Thrust Blocking PDF DWG
271 Valve Anchor PDF DWG
272 Side Outlet Connection PDF DWG
273 Top Outlet Connection PDF DWG
280-1 Fire Hydrant Installation PDF DWG
280-2 Fire Hydrant Installation (12" Main or Larger) PDF DWG
280-3 Fire Hydrant Installation (Inside Parking Lot) PDF DWG
281 Fire Hydrant Cap PDF DWG
282 Fire Hydrant Locations PDF DWG
283 Fire Hydrant Steamer Nozzle PDF DWG
290-1 Service Line " and 1" Installation by EPWU PDF DWG
290-2 Service Line 1" and 2" Installation by EPWU PDF DWG
290-3 Service Line 3" and Larger Installation by EPWU PDF DWG
290-4 Service Line " and 1" Installation by Contractor PDF DWG
290-5 Service Line 1" and 2" Installation by Contractor PDF DWG
290-6 Service Line 3" and Larger Installation by Contractor PDF DWG
290-7 Service Line " and 1" Installation for Reconnection by Contractor (Example 1) PDF DWG
290-8 Service Line " and 1" Installation for Reconnection by Contractor (Example 2) PDF DWG
290-9 Fire Line Service Installation PDF DWG
290-10 Fire Hydrant Construction Meter PDF DWG
290-11 Yard Meter Line 1½" and 2" Installation by EPWU PDF DWG
290-12 Yard Meter Line 1½" and 2" Installation by Contractor PDF DWG
291 Meter Box Type A for " Service Installation PDF DWG
292 Meter Box Type B for 1" Service Installation PDF DWG
293 Meter Box Type C for 1" Service Installation PDF DWG
294 Meter Box Type D for 2" Service Installation PDF DWG
295-1 Meter Box Type E for 3" and Larger Service Installation PDF DWG
295-2 Meter Box Type "F" for 3" and Larger Service Installation (H20 Loading) PDF DWG
300 Meter Box Ring for Type "A" & "B" Meter Boxes PDF DWG
301 Meter Box Cover for Type "A" & "B" Meter Boxes PDF DWG
302 Frame and Cover for Type "C" & "D" Meter Boxes PDF DWG

Sewer Details

370-1 Manhole Type A PDF DWG
370-2 Manhole Type A1" PDF DWG
370-3 Manhole Type A2" PDF DWG
371-1 Manhole Type B PDF DWG
371-2 Manhole Type B1" PDF DWG
372 Manhole Type C" PDF DWG
375-1 Drop Connection - External Manhole Installation PDF DWG
375-2 Drop Connection - Internal Manhole Installation PDF DWG
376 Pipe Connection to Manhole PDF DWG
377 Sewer Manhole Ring PDF DWG
378 Sewer Manhole Cover PDF DWG
379-1 Manhole Eccentric/Concentric Concrete Lid for Type "B" & "B1" Manholes PDF DWG
379-2 Manhole Concentric Concrete Lid for Type "C" Manhole PDF DWG
390 Sewer Service Riser Connection PDF DWG
391 Sewer Service Riser and Service Line Connection PDF DWG
395 End of Sewer Line Cleanout PDF DWG
396 Bonnet Box for Cleanout PDF DWG
397 Bonnet Box Cover and Extension for Cleanout PDF DWG

Reclaimed Water Details

400 Bonnet Box for Reclaimed Water Gate Valves PDF DWG
401 Bonnet Box Cover for Reclaimed Water Gate Valves PDF DWG
411 Reclaimed Water Hydrant (Post Type) Installation PDF DWG
412 Reclaimed Water Hydrant (Post Type Hydrant) PDF DWG

Facility - General Details

500-1 Chain-Link Fence - End Post and Corner Post PDF DWG
500-2 Chain-Link Fence - Line Post and Spacing PDF DWG
500-3 Chain-Link Fence - Double Swing Gate PDF DWG
500-4 Chain-Link Fence - Pedestrian Gate PDF DWG
511 Sign Pole PDF DWG
512 Site Sign - No Trespassing PDF DWG
513-1 Site Sign - Reclaimed Water System Warning PDF DWG
513-2 Site Sign - Reclaimed Water Irrigation System Warning PDF DWG
514 Test Station Marker Plate PDF DWG
515 Marker Post PDF DWG