The following represent the most commonly used technical specifications for water and wastewater construction by the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. Other specifications for specialty construction are available upon request through the Engineering Department. The user should be aware that the Commission updates its standards and specifications on a regular basis.

Construction Specifications

Section Description
A-01 Excavation and Backfill
A-02 Gravel Refill
A-03 Screened Gravel
A-06 Lightweight Backfill
A-07 Wood Sheathing of Excavations
A-10 Controlled Density Fill
B-01 Bituminous Concrete Paving
C-01 Ductile Iron Pipe And Fittings
C-02 Valves And Appurtenances
C-03 Post Hydrants
C-04 Service Lines
C-07 Epoxy Coatings
C-08 Temporary By-pass System
C-09 Raise or Adjust Water Castings (BPWD)
C-10 Cleaning and Cement Lining
D-01 Sewer and Drain Pipe
D-02 Manholes and Catch Basins
F-01 Sewer Pipe Lining
TV-01 Television Inspeciton