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AWWA C651

Disinfecting Water Mains

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Organization: AWWA
Publication Date: 8 June 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 40
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This standard describes essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. New water mains shall be disinfected before they are placed in service. Water mains taken out of service for inspection, repair, or other activities may or may not require disinfection and sampling, depending on the risk of contamination. This standard described the process for evaluating the risk under different conditions. This standard is meant to be used for water mains within public water systems and is not intended for premise plumbing systems in buildings. Premise plumbing components in building use a wide variety of materials, including some that may not be compatible with the chlorine concentrations in this standard.

Purpose

The purpose of this standard is to define the minimum requirements for the disinfection of water mains, including the preparation of water mains, application of chlorine, and sampling and testing for the presence of coliform bacteria.

Document History

AWWA C651
June 8, 2014
Disinfecting Water Mains
This standard describes essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. New water mains shall be disinfected before they are placed in service. Water mains taken...
June 8, 2014
Disinfecting Water Mains
This standard describes essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. New water mains shall be disinfected before they are placed in service. Water mains taken...
January 16, 2005
Disinfecting Water Mains
This standard describes essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. New water mains shall be disinfected before they are placed in service. Water mains taken...
June 20, 1999
Disinfecting Water Mains
This standard presents essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains. All new water mains shall be disinfected before they are placed in service. All water mains...
January 1, 1992
Disinfecting Water Mains
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