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Updated On: July 25, 2012
This standard covers the manufacture of reinforced concrete cylinder pipe that is not prestressed or pretensioned in sizes 30 in. to 144 in. (760 mm to 3,660 mm), inclusive. Larger sizes have been manufactured based on the concepts of this standard. This type of pipe is designed for the internal pressure, external loads, and bedding conditions designated by the purchaser. This standard does not include requirements for design, handling, delivery, laying, field testing, or disinfection of pipe. Refer to AWWA Manual M9, Concrete Pressure Pipe, for information on these topics. Section 1 discusses scope, purpose and application. Section 2 and 3 list references and definitions. Section 4 discusses requirements, including: permeation; drawings and data to be furnished by the purchaser; data to be submitted by the manufacturer; materials; design; fabrication; and, fittings and special pipe. Section 5 discusses verification, including inspection and testing by the purchaser and tests. Section 6 discusses delivery, including marking, transportation, and affidavit of compliance.