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BS 65:1991 Specification for vitrified clay pipes, fittings and ducts, also flexible mechanical joints for use solely with surface water pipes and fittings. AMD 8622 1995. BS EN 274:1993 Sanitary tapware. Waste fittings for basins, bidets and baths. General technical specifications. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS EN 274-1:2002 Waste fittings for sanitary appliances. Requirements. AMD 14959 2004. BS EN 274-2:2002 Waste fitting for sanitary appliances. Test methods. AMD 14957 2004. BS EN 274-3:2002 Waste fittings for sanitary appliances. Quality control. AMD 14958 2004.) BS EN 295-1:1991 Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers. Test requirements. AMD 9290 1996, AMD 9429 1995, AMD 10621 1999. BS EN 295-2:1991 Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers. Quality control and sampling. AMD 10620 1999. BS EN 295-3:1991 Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers. Test methods. AMD 10357 1999. BS EN 295-6:1996 Vitrified clay pipes and fittings and pipe joints for drains and sewers. Requirements for vitrified clay manholes. AMD 15279 2004. BS 416-1:1990 Discharge and ventilating pipes and fittings, sand-cast or spun in cast iron. Specification for spigot and socket systems. BS 437:1978 Specification for cast iron spigot and socket drain pipes and fittings. AMD 5877 1988. BS EN 598:1995 Ductile iron pipes, fittings, accessories and their joints for sewerage applications. Requirements and test methods. BS EN 752-1:1996 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Generalities and definitions. BS EN 752-2:1997 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Performance requirements. BS EN 752-3:1997 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Planning. AMD 10984 2000, AMD 13038 2001. BS EN 752-4:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Hydraulic design and environmental considerations. AMD 15442 2005. BS EN 752-5:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Rehabilitation. BS EN 752-6:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Pumping installations. BS EN 752-7:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Maintenance and operations. AMD 10440 1999. BS EN 877:1999 Cast iron pipes and fittings, their joints and accessories for the evacuation of water from buildings. Requirements, test methods and quality assurance. BS 882:1992 Specification for aggregates from natural sources for concrete. AMD 13579 2002. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS EN 1260:2002 Aggregates for concrete. AMD 15333 2004.) BS EN 1057:1996 Copper and copper alloys. Seamless, round copper tubes for water and gas in sanitary and heating applications. BS EN 1091:1997 Vacuum sewerage systems outside buildings. BS EN 1254-1:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Fittings with ends for capillary soldering or capillary brazing to copper tubes. AMD 10099 1998. BS EN 1254-2:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Fittings with compression ends for use with copper tubes. BS EN 1254-3:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Fittings with compression ends for use with plastics pipes. BS EN 1254-4:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Fittings combining other end connections with capillary or compression ends. AMD 10750 1999. BS EN 1254-5:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings. Fittings with short ends for capillary brazing to copper tubes. AMD 10100 1998. BS EN 1295-1:1998 Structural design of buried pipelines under various conditions of loading. General requirements. BS EN 1329-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (PVC-U). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. BS EN 1401-1:1998 Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage. Unplasticized poly(vinylchloride) (PVC-U). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13794 2002. BS EN 1451-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Polypropylene (PP). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13819 2002. BS EN 1455-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Acrylonitrile-butadienestyrene (ABS). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13818 2002. BS EN 1519-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Polyethylene (PE). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13817 2002. BS EN 1565-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Styrene copolymer blends (SAN + PVC). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13816 2002. BS EN 1566-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Chlorinated poly (vinyl chloride) (PVC-C). specification for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13815 2002. BS EN 1610:1998 Construction and testing of drains and sewers. BS EN 1671:1997 Pressure sewerage systems outside buildings. BS EN 1825-1:2004 Installations for separation of grease. Principles of design, performance and testing, marking and quality control. BS EN 1825-2:2002 Installations for separation of grease. Selection of nominal size, installation and maintenance. BS EN 1852-1:1998 Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage. Polypropylene (PP). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 14514 2003. BS 3868:1995 Specification for prefabricated drainage stack units in galvanized steel. BS 3921:1985 Specification for clay bricks. (Current but partially superseded by BS EN 772- 3:1998 Method of test for masonry units. Determination of net volume and percentage of voids of clay masonry units by hydrostatic weighing. BS EN 772-7:1998 Method of test for masonry units. Determination of water absorption of clay masonry damp proof course units by boiling in water.) BS 5255:1989 Specification for thermo-plastics waste pipe and fittings. (Current but partially superseded by BS EN 1329- 1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. BS EN 1455-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Acrylonitrile- butadiene-styrene (ABS). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13818 2002. BS EN 1519-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Polyethylene (PE).Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13817 2002. BS EN 1565-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Styrene copolymer blends (SAN + PVC). Specifications for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13816 2002. BS EN 1566-1:2000 Plastics piping systems for soil and waste discharge (low and high temperature) within the building structure. Chlorinated poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-C). Specification for pipes, fittings and the system. AMD 13815 2002.) BS 5911-2:1982 Precast concrete pipes, fittings and ancillary products. Specification for inspection chambers. AMD 5146 1986, AMD 8077 1994, AMD 11030 2001. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 5911-4:2002 Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete inspection chambers. AMD 15038 2004. BS EN 1917:2002 Concrete manholes and inspection chambers, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced. AMD 15289 2004.) BS 5911-100:1988 Precast concrete pipes, fittings and ancillary products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced pipes and fittings with flexible joints. AMD 6269 1989, AMD 7588 1993. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 5911-1:2002 Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete pipes (including jacking pipes) and fittings with flexible joints. AMD 15040 2004. BS EN 1916:2002 Concrete pipes and fittings, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced. AMD 15288 2004.) BS 5911-120:1989 Precast concrete pipes, fittings and ancillary products. Specification for reinforced jacking pipes with flexible joints. AMD 9020 1996. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 5911-1:2002 Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete pipes (including jacking pipes) and fittings with flexible joints. AMD 15040 2004. BS EN 1916:2002 Concrete pipes and fittings, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced. AMD 15288 2004.) BS 5911-200:1994 Precast concrete pipes, fittings and ancillary products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced manholes and soakaways of circular cross section. AMD 11031 2001, AMD 13205 2001. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 5911-3:2002 Concrete pipes and ancillary concrete products. Specification for unreinforced and reinforced concrete manholes and soakaways. AMD 15039 2004. BS EN 1917:2002 Concrete manholes and inspection chambers, unreinforced, steel fibre and reinforced. AMD 15289 2004.) BS 6798:2000 Specification for installation of gas-fired hot water boilers of rated input not exceeding 70kW. AMD 14908 2005. BS 7158:2001 Plastics inspection chambers for drains and sewers. Specification. (Current but superseded by BS EN 13598-1:2003 Plastics piping systems for non-pressure underground drainage and sewerage. Unplasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC-U), polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE). Specifications for ancillary fittings including shallow inspection chambers.) BS 8000-13:1989 Workmanship on building sites. Code of practice for above ground drainage and sanitary appliances. BS 8000-14:1989 Workmanship on building sites. Code of practice for below ground drainage. BS 8110-1:1997 Structural use of concrete. Code of practice for design and construction. AMD 9882 1998, AMD 13468 2002, AMD 16016 2005. BS EN 12050-1:2001 Wastewater lifting plants for buildings and sites. Principles of construction and testing. Lifting plants for wastewater containing faecal matter. BS EN 12050-2:2001 Wastewater lifting plants for buildings and sites. Principles of construction and testing. Lifting plants for faecal-free wastewater. BS EN 12050-3:2001 Wastewater lifting plants for buildings and sites. Principles of construction and testing. Lifting plants for wastewater containing faecal matter for limited applications. BS EN 12056-1:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. General and performance requirements. BS EN 12056-2:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Sanitary pipework, layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-3:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Roof drainage, layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-4:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Wastewater lifting plants. Layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-5:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Installation and testing, instructions for operation, maintenance and use. BS EN 12109:1999 Vacuum drainage systems inside buildings. BS EN 12380:2002 Air admittance valves for drainage systems. Requirements, test methods and valuation of conformity. BS EN 13564-1:2002 Anti-flooding devices for buildings. Quality assurance. BS EN 13564-2:2002 Anti-flooding devices for buildings. Test methods. BS EN 13564-3:2002 Anti-flooding devices for buildings. Quality assurance. BS 5328-1:1997 Concrete. Guide to specifying concrete. AMD 10364 1999, AMD 13876, AMD 14163 2002. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 8500-1:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier. AMD 14639 2003. BS 8500-2:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Specification for constituent materials and concrete. AMD 14640 2003. BS EN 206-1:2000 Concrete. Specification, performance, production and conformity. AMD 13189 2001, AMD 14857 2004, AMD 15359 2004, AMD 15406 2004.) BS 5328-2:1997 Concrete. Methods for specifying concrete mixes. AMD 9691 1997, AMD 10365 1999, AMD 10612 1999, AMD 13877. (Withdrawn and superseded by BS 8500-1:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier. AMD 14639 2003. BS 8500-2:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Specification for constituent materials and concrete. AMD 14640 2003. BS EN 206-1:2000 Concrete. Specification, performance, production and conformity. AMD 13189 2001, AMD 14857 2004, AMD 15359 2004, AMD 15406 2004.) BS 5328-3:1990 Concrete. Specification for the procedures to be used in producing and transporting concrete. AMD 6927 1991, AMD 7176 1992, AMD 9312, AMD 10366 1999, AMD 10708 1999, AMD 13878 2002.(Withdrawn and superseded by BS 8500-1:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier. AMD 14639 2003. BS 8500-2:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Specification for constituent materials and concrete. AMD 14640 2003. BS EN 206-1:2000 Concrete. Specification, performance, production and conformity. AMD 13189 2001, AMD 14857 2004, AMD 15359 2004, AMD 15406 2004.) BS 5328-4:1990 Concrete. Specification for the procedures to be used in sampling, testing and assessing compliance of concrete. AMD 6928 1991, AMD 8760 1995, AMD 9313, AMD 10367 1999, AMD 10611 1999.(Withdrawn and superseded by BS 8500-1:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Method of specifying and guidance for the specifier. AMD 14639 2003. BS 8500-2:2002 Concrete. Complementary British Standard to BS EN 206-1. Specification for constituent materials and concrete. AMD 14640 2003. BS EN 206-1:2000 Concrete. Specification, performance, production and conformity. AMD 13189 2001, AMD 14857 2004, AMD 15359 2004, AMD 15406 2004.) BS 6297:1983 Code of practice for design and installation of small sewage treatment works and cesspools. AMD 1650 1990. BS 7781:1994 Procedure for type testing of small biological domestic wastewater treatment plants. BS EN 12566-1:2000 Small wastewater treatment plants less than 50 PE. Part Prefabricated septic tanks. AMD 14918 2004. BS EN 752-1:1996 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Generalities and definitions. BS EN 752-2:1997 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Performance requirements. BS EN 752-3:1997 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Planning. AMD 10984 2000, AMD 13038 2001. BS EN 752-4:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Hydraulic design and environmental considerations. AMD 15442 2005. BS EN 752-5:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Rehabilitation. BS EN 752-6:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Pumping installations. BS EN 752-7:1998 Drain and sewer systems outside buildings. Maintenance and operations. AMD 10440 1999. BS EN 858:2001 Separator systems for light liquids (e.g. oil and petrol). Principles of product design, performance and testing, making and quality control. AMD 15525 2005. BS EN 858-2:2003 Separator systems for light liquids (e.g. oil and petrol). Selection of nominal size, installation, operation and maintenance. BS EN 1295-1:1998 Structural design of buried pipelines under various conditions of loading. General requirements. BS EN 1610:1998 Construction and testing of drains and sewers. BS EN 12056-1:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. General and performance requirements. BS EN 12056-2:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Sanitary pipework, layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-3:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Roof drainage, layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-4:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Wastewater lifting plants. Layout and calculation. BS EN 12056-5:2000 Gravity drainage systems inside buildings. Installation and testing, instructions for operation, maintenance and use. BS 5906:2005 Code of practice for waste management in buildings.

  • Diagram 1 Direct connection of ground Floor WC to a drain Part H1 Diagram 1 Direct connection of ground Floor WC to a drain Part H1
  • Diagram 2 Branch connection to stacks- crossflow prevention Part H Diagram 2 Branch connection to stacks- crossflow prevention Part H
  • Diagram 3 Branch Connections Part H Diagram 3 Branch Connections Part H1
  • Diagram 4 Branch ventilation pipes part H1 Diagram 4 Branch ventilation pipes part H1
  • Diagram 5 Stub stack Part H1 Diagram 5 Stub stack Part H1
  • Diagram 6 Termination of ventilation stacks or ventilation part of discharge Part H1 Diagram 6 Termination of ventilation stacks or ventilation part of discharge Part H1
  • Diagram 7 Pipes Penetrating walls Part H2 Diagram 7 Pipes Penetrating walls Part H1
  • Diagram 8 Pipe runs near buildings Part H2 Diagram 8 Pipe runs near buildings Part H1
  • Diagram 9 Discharge capacities of foul drains running 0.75 proportional depth Part H Diagram 9 Discharge capacities of foul drains running 0.75 proportional depth Part H1
  • Diagram 10 Bedding for pipes Part H Diagram 10 Bedding for pipes Part H1
  • Diagram 11 Protection for pipes laid in shallow depths (minimum sizes) Part H Diagram 11 Protection for pipes laid in shallow depths (minimum sizes) Part H1
  • Diagram 12 Joints for concrete encased pipes(minimum sizes) Part H Diagram 12 Joints for concrete encased pipes(minimum sizes) Part H1
  • Diagram 1 Drainage Field H2 Diagram 1 Drainage Field H2
  • Diagram 2 Drainage mound Part H2 Diagram 2 Drainage mound Part H2
  • Diagram 3 Typical horizontal flow reed bed treatment system Part H2 Diagram 3 Typical horizontal flow reed bed treatment system Part H2
  • Diagram 4 Typical flow reed bed treatment system Part H2 Diagram 4 Typical flow reed bed treatment system Part H2
  • Diagram 1 Rainfall intensities for design of gutter and rainfall pipes (litres per second per square metre) Part H3 Diagram 1 Rainfall intensities for design of gutter and rainfall pipes (litres per second per square metre) Part H3
  • Diagram 2 Rainfall intensities for design of drainage from paved areas and underground rainwater drainage (litres per second per square metre) Part H3 Diagram 2 Rainfall intensities for design of drainage from paved areas and underground rainwater drainage (litres per second per square metre) Part H3
  • Diagram 3 Discharge capacities of rainwater drains running full Part H3 Diagram 3 Discharge capacities of rainwater drains running full Part H3
  • Table 1 Minimum trap sizes and seal depths Part H1 Table 1 Minimum trap sizes and seal depths Part H1
  • Table 2 Common branch discharge pipes unventilated Part H Table 2 Common branch discharge pipes unventilated Part H1
  • Table 3 Minimum Diameters for discharge stacks Part H Table 3 Minimum Diameters for discharge stacks Part H1
  • Table 4 Materials for sanitary pipework Part H Table 4 Materials for sanitary pipework Part H1
  • Table 5 Flow rates from dwellings Part H Table 5 Flow rates from dwellings Part H1
  • Table 6 Recommended minimum gradients for foul drains Part H Table 6 Recommended minimum gradients for foul drains Part H1
  • Table 7 Materials for below ground gravity drainage Part H1 Table 7 Materials for below ground gravity drainage Part H1
  • Table 8 Limits of cover for class 120 clayware pipes in any width of trench Part H Table 8 Limits of cover for class 120 clayware pipes in any width of trench Part H1
  • Table 9 Limits of cover for class M concrete pipes in any width of trench Part H Table 9 Limits of cover for class M concrete pipes in any width of trench Part H1
  • Table 10 Limits of cover for thermoplastic (nominal ring stiffness SN4) pipes in any width of trench Part H Table 10 Limits of cover for thermoplastic (nominal ring stiffness SN4) pipes in any width of trench Part H1
  • Table 11 Minimum dimensions for access fittings and inspection chambers Part H Table 11 Minimum dimensions for access fittings and inspection chambers Part H1
  • Table 12 Minimum dimensions for manholes Part H Table 12 Minimum dimensions for manholes Part H1
  • Table 13 Maximum spacing for access points in metres Part H1 Table 13 Maximum spacing for access points in metres Part H1
  • Table 14 Materials for access points Part H1 Table 14 Materials for access points Part H1
  • Table A1 Flow rates from dwellings Part H Table A1 Flow rates from dwellings Appendix H1
  • Table A2 Flow rates from appliances Part H Table A2 Flow rates from appliances Appendix H1
  • Table A3 Minimum trap sizes and seal depths additional to Table 2 Part H Table A3 Minimum trap sizes and seal depths additional to Table 2 Appendix H1
  • Table C1 Characteristics that should be considered when designing or laying a shared drain:sewer so that it meets the basic requirements for adoption Part H Table C1 Characteristics that should be considered when designing or laying a shared drain:sewer so that it meets the basic requirements for adoption Appendix H1
  • Table 1 Calculation of drained area Part H Table 1 Calculation of drained area Part H3
  • Table 2 Gutter sizes and outlet sizes Part H Table 2 Gutter sizes and outlet sizes Part H3