Most catch basins connect to storm drains that discharge the runoff without treatment to the nearest brook, river, pond or ocean. The dumping of any material such as motor oil, paint, yard clippings, pet waste and sand into a catch basin can pollute the waterways, and is illegal.
The following represent the most commonly used standard details for water and wastewater projects by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. Other non-standard details are available upon request through the Engineering Department. The user should be aware that the Commission updates its standard details on a regular basis.
|A-01||Typical thrust restraint details|
|A-03||Typical connection to existing fitting|
|A-04||Typical Connection to Exist Fitting for C+CL Project|
|A-05||Typical trench detail of water main in firm ground|
|A-06||Typical trench detail of water main in ledge|
|A-07a||Typical fire hydrant connection for high or low service line|
|A-07d||Typical fire hydrant connection for high pressure|
|A-08||New offset water main|
|A-09||Typical water pipe connection with tapping sleeve and gate valve|
|A-10||Typical water connection for 3/4" and 1" service pipes|
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