MAB Model Specifications for PE 4710 Buried Potable Water Service, Distribution and Transmission Pipes and Fittings
|Publication Date:||1 November 2017|
This model specification was developed by the Municipal Advisory Board (MAB) and published with the help of the members of the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI).
This model specification is intended as a guide for engineers, users, contractors, code officials, and other interested parties for use in the design, construction, and installation of high density polyethylene (HDPE) pressure water piping systems. The local utility or engineer may need to modify this model specification to adapt the document to local conditions, operations, and practices.
This model specification has been prepared by MAB members and associates as a service to the water industry. The information in this document is offered in good faith and believed to be accurate at the time of its preparation, but is offered "as is" without express or implied warranties, including WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Any reference to a specific manufacturer's product is merely illustrative, and not intended as an endorsement of that product. Reference to or testing of a proprietary product should not be construed as an endorsement by the MAB or PPI, which do not endorse the proprietary products or processes of any manufacturer. Users are advised to consult the manufacturer for more detailed information about the specific manufacturer's products. The information in this document is offered for consideration by industry members in fulfilling their own compliance responsibilities. MAB and the PPI assume no responsibility for compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
The MAB serves as an independent, non-commercial adviser to the Municipal & Industrial (M & I) Division of the PPI. Once adopted, MAB will consider revising this specification from time to time, in response to comments and suggestions from users of the model specification. Please send suggestions of improvements to Camille George Rubeiz, PE, F.ASCE, at crubeiz@plasticpipe.