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Construction Standards and Specifications

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Design Standards and Construction Specifications 

All design and construction projects related to water and sanitary sewer are subject to all requirements as listed in the Environmental Utilities Construction Specifications Manual.

Interested parties may purchase/obtain a copy of the Environmental Utilities Construction Specifications Manual from the department or download a copy from the City’s website. The City of Medicine Hat, Environmental Utilities Construction Specifications Manual & Drawings can be accessed online by clicking on the links below.To open and download the PDF version of these documents you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

To ensure you have the latest revision check this website frequently as Standards & Specifications are updated periodically.

Environmental Utilities Construction Specifications Manual (PDF) - complete document - REVISED 2020

Standard Sanitary Sewer Drawings

EU-101       Standard Manhole Type 1220 A (PDF)
Type 1-S Manhole (PDF)
EU-103       Drop Manhole (PDF)
EU-104       Internal Drop Manhole (PDF)
EU-105       Benching Standards for Manholes (PDF)
EU-106       Manhole Invert Arrangement Intersection Less than 90 (PDF)
EU-107       Benching Detail for Manhole in Cul-De-Sac (PDF)
EU-108       Standard Manhole Cover and Frame Details (PDF)
EU-109       Standard Pipe Bedding and Backfilling (PDF)
EU-111       Method for Supporting Pipes Crossing Other Utilities (PDF)
EU-112       Sewer Service Connections to Mains (PDF) REVISED 2020
EU-113       Industrial Commercial Site Servicing Sampling Manhole Details (PDF)
EU-114       Industrial Commercial Offset Sampling Manhole Details (PDF)
EU-115       Sanitary Surface Cleanout Detail (PDF)

Standard Water Drawings

EU-201       Standard Hydrant Detail (PDF) REVISED 2020
EU-202       Standard Gate Valve Installation Details (PDF)
EU-203       Standard Butterfly Valve Installation Details (PDF)
EU-204       Standard Main Valve Box Detail (PDF)
EU-205       Typical Thrust Block Locations for Water Mains (PDF)
EU-206       Standard Building Service Connection Sanitary and Water (PDF)
EU-207       Standard Parks Irrigation Service Connection (PDF) REVISED 2020
EU-208       Cul-De-Sac Flushing Point (PDF)
EU-209       Meter Setting Specifications 50mm & larger (PDF)
EU-210       Meter Setting Specifications 50mm & smaller (PDF)
EU-211       Meter Setting Specs Multiple Meters Case 1 (PDF)
EU-212       Meter Setting Specs Multiple Meters Case 2 (PDF)
EU-213       Minimum Required Water Meter Installation & Access Clearances (PDF)
EU-214       Temporary Water Supply from Hydrant (PDF)
EU-215       Premise Isolation Details Cross Connection Control Program (PDF)
EU-216       Above Ground Sampling Station Installation Details (PDF)
EU-217       Standard Detail for Automatic Control Valve Installations (PDF)
EU-218       Large Diameter Irrigation Service Connection (Larger than 50mm) (PDF)
EU-219       Manual Air Release (PDF)
EU-220       Watermain Renewal Projects - Tie to Existing Service (PDF) REVISED 2020 
EU-221       Water/Sewer Mains & Services Insulation Requirements (PDF)
EU-222       Temporary Water Service (PDF)
EU-223       Seasonal Irrigation Service - Cross Connection Control Program (PDF)

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The electronic version of this document is provided by Environmental Utilities for your convenience and may not be copied for the purpose of resale in this or any other form. Existing standards may be reviewed and/or revised and new standards added as necessary. Please be advised it is the sole responsibility of each specifications holder to ensure that the most current version is being utilized.

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