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AWWA: American Water Works Association

AWWA, the American Water Works Association, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards for the proper treatment, transportation and storage of water, as well as other related fields. Headquartered in Denver, United States, AWWA standards reach over 100 countries, with approximately 55,000 members located around the world. AWWA is the leading, largest and most knowledgeable global association in its field. AWWA also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAG (United States Technical Advisory Group) to ISO/TC 224 (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee). Standards from AWWA are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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AWWA C651-2014

Disinfecting Water Mains

This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains.

AWWA D100-11

Welded Carbon Steel Tanks For Water Storage

This standard covers coating systems for coating and recoating the inside and outside surfaces of steel tanks used for potable water storage in water supply service.

AWWA D103-09

Factory-Coated Bolted Carbon Steel Tanks For Water Storage

This standard covers factory-coated bolted steel tanks for water storage and is based on the accumulated knowledge and experience of manufacturers of steel tanks.

AWWA C651 / AWWA C652 / AWWA C653 - Disinfection Of Water Package

AWWA C651, AWWA C652 and AWWA C653 Collection of Disinfection Of Water Standards

AWWA C651 / AWWA C652 / AWWA C653 - Disinfection Of Water Package is applicable to new and existing water treatment facilities and provides suggested chlorination materials, procedures, and requirements for the disinfection of water treatment facilities. AWWA C651 / AWWA C652 / AWWA C653 - Disinfection Of Water Package supports the treatment of water mains, water storage facilities and also water treatment plants. AWWA C651 / AWWA C652 / AWWA C653 - Disinfection Of Water Package includes:  
AWWA C651-2014 - Disinfecting Water Mains
AWWA C652-11 - Disinfection Of Water Storage Facilities
AWWA C653-2013 - Disinfection Of Water Treatment Plants

AWWA C652-11

Disinfection Of Water Storage Facilities

This standard covers chlorination materials, procedures, and requirements for disinfection of new treatment facilities and existing water treatment facilities temporarily taken out of service for cleaning, inspection, maintenance, painting, repair, or any.

AWWA C600-2017

Installation of Ductile-Iron Mains and Their Appurtenances

This standard covers the minimum requirements for the installation of ductile-iron water mains and their appurtenances, including materials, dimensions, tolerances, and testing procedures.  

AWWA C906-2015

Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Fittings, 4 In. Through 65 In. (100 mm Through 1,650 mm), for Waterworks

This standard describes polyethylene (PE) pressure pipe and fittings made from materials conforming to standard PE materials designation codes PE 2606, PE 2706, PE 2708, PE 3608, PE 3708, PE 3710, PE 4608, PE 4708, and PE 4710.

AWWA B100-2016

Granular Filter Material

This standard describes gravel, high-density gravel, silica sand, high-density media, anthracite filter materials, and the placement of the materials in filters for water supply service application. ANSI/AWWA B604, Standard for Granular Activated Carbon, addresses use of GAC as a filter medium and as an adsorbent.

AWWA C210-2015

Liquid-Epoxy Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings

This standard sets minimum requirements for shop- and field-applied, liquid-epoxy interior linings and exterior coatings used in the water supply industry for steel water pipelines installed underground or underwater, under normal construction conditions. Major changes made to the standard in this edition include the following: Table 1 and Sec. 5.1.6 - minimum adhesion in accordance with ASTM D4541 has been increased; Table 2 and Sec. 5.2 - cathodic disbondment qualification testing has been added; and Sec. 4.4.2 - pipe preparation was revised.

AWWA C655-18

Field Dechlorination

The purpose of this standard is to define the minimum procedures for the dechlorination of chlorinated or chloraminated water being discharged, including regulations, discharge site preparation, sampling and testing of discharge water, various methods of dechlorination, and dechlorination chemicals. This standard can be referenced in specifications for the dechlorination of low-chlorinated or highly chlorinated water discharges into the environment. The stipulations of this standard apply when this document has been referenced, and then only to dechlorination.


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