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  • AS/NZS 3500.3.2:1998

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    National plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage - Acceptable solutions

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    Published date:  05-06-1998

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    SECTION 1 - SCOPE AND GENERAL 1.1 SCOPE AND APPLICATION 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS 1.3 DEFINITIONS 1.4 NOTATION 1.5 STORMWATER DRAINAGE INSTALLATION PLANS 1.6 IDENTIFICATION 1.7 PROTECTION OF WORKS 1.8 POSITION AND MANNER OF DISCHARGESECTION 2 - MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 2.2 SELECTION AND USE 2.3 ROOF DRAINAGE SYSTEM 2.4 STORMWATER DRAINS (NON-PRESSURE) 2.5 RISING MAINS (PRESSURE) 2.6 SUBSOIL DRAINS 2.7 JOINTS 2.8 VALVES 2.9 CONCRETE AND MORTAR 2.10 EMBEDMENT MATERIAL 2.11 TRENCH FILL 2.12 MISCELLANEOUS 2.13 FILTERS FOR SUBSOIL DRAINS 2.14 RE-USESECTION 3 - ROOF DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - DESIGN 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 3.2 GENERAL METHOD 3.3 METEOROLOGICAL CRITERIA 3.4 CATCHMENT AREA 3.5 EAVES-GUTTER SYSTEMS 3.6 VALLEY GUTTERS 3.7 BOX GUTTER SYSTEMS 3.8 SOAKERSSECTION 4 - ROOF DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - INSTALLATIONS 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 4.2 TRANSPORT, HANDLING AND STORAGE 4.3 THERMAL VARIATION 4.4 CORROSION 4.5 INSTALLATION AND TESTING 4.6 INSPECTION AND CLEANING 4.7 ALTERATIONS AND DISCONNECTION 4.8 EAVES GUTTERS 4.9 BOX GUTTERS 4.10 VALLEY GUTTERS 4.11 DOWNPIPES 4.12 OVERFLOW DEVICES OR MEASURES 4.13 JOINTS FOR METAL COMPONENTS 4.14 JOINTS FOR PVC COMPONENTS 4.15 JOINTS FOR OTHER COMPONENTS 4.16 SUPPORT SYSTEMSSECTION 5 - SURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - DESIGN 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 5.2 DESIGN METHODS 5.3 LAYOUT 5.4 NOMINAL METHOD 5.5 GENERAL METHODSECTION 6 - SUBSOIL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - DESIGN 6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 6.2 PURPOSE 6.3 TYPES 6.4 LAYOUT 6.5 DESIGN CONSIDERATIONSSECTION 7 - SURFACE AND SUBSOIL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - INSTALLATION 7.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 7.2 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 7.3 SITE STORMWATER DRAINS 7.4 SUBSOIL DRAINSSECTION 8 - SURFACE AND SUBSOIL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - ANCILLARIES 8.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 8.2 PAVED SURFACES 8.3 POINT(S) OF CONNECTION 8.4 REFLUX VALVES 8.5 INSPECTION OPENINGS 8.6 STORMWATER PITS, INLET PITS AND ARRESTERS 8.7 SURCHARGE OUTLETS 8.8 JUNCTIONS 8.9 JUMP-UPS 8.10 ANCHOR BLOCKS 8.11 ON-SITE STORMWATER DETENTION (OSD) SYSTEMSSECTION 9 - PUMPED SYSTEMS 9.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 9.2 GENERAL 9.3 WET WELLS 9.4 PUMPS 9.5 RISING MAINS 9.6 ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONSECTION 10 - TESTING 10.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 10.2 DOWNPIPES AND DRAINS WITHIN OR UNDER BUILDINGS 10.3 TEST CRITERIAAPPENDICESA - REFERENCED AND RELATED DOCUMENTSB - SITE MIXED CONCRETE FOR MINOR WORKSC - STORMWATER DRAINAGE INSTALLATION PLANSD - GUIDELINES FOR RAINFALL INTENSITIESE - RAINFALL INTENSITIES FOR AUSTRALIA - FIVE MINUTES DURATIONF - RAINFALL INTENSITIES FOR NEW ZEALAND - 10 MINUTES DURATIONG - EXAMPLES OF ACCEPTABLE OVERFLOW MEASURES FOR EAVES GUTTERSH - GENERAL METHOD FOR DESIGN OF EAVES GUTTER SYSTEMS - EXAMPLEI - BOX GUTTER SYSTEMS GENERAL METHOD, DESIGN GRAPHS AND ILLUSTRATIONSJ - BOX GUTTER SYSTEMS GENERAL METHOD, EXAMPLESK - SURFACE DRAINAGE SYSTEMS - NOMINAL AND GENERAL METHODS, EXAMPLESL - EXAMPLE CALCULATION - PUMPED SYSTEM

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    Specifies acceptable solutions for roof, surface and subsoil drainage systems, to the point(s) of connection to the external stormwater drainage network.

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    This Standard specifies acceptable solutions for materials and products, and design and installation of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems to the point(s) of connection to the external stormwater drainage network.ApplicationThis Standard will be referenced in the Building Code of Australia by way of BCA Amendment 3 to be published by 1 July 1998, thereby superseding the previous editions, AS 2180 -1986 and AS 3500.3-1990, which will be withdrawn 12 months from the date of publication of this edition.

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    Committee WS-020
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
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    Under Revision

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    Draft Amendment 2 see DR 02011 CP. Under Revision see DR 03198 First published in Australia in part as part of AS CS 3-1931.Revised and redesignated AS 2179-1978 and AS 2180-1978.AS 2180-1978 and part of As 2179-1978 revised and designated AS 2180-1986.AS 3500.3 first published 1990.AS 2180-1986 and AS 3500.3-1990 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS/NZS 3500.3.2:1998. Originated in Australia in part as part of AS CS3-1931. Previous editions AS 2180-1986 and AS 3500.3-1990. AS 2180-1986 and AS 3500.3-1990 jointly revised, amalgamated and redesignated in part as AS 3500.3.2:1998. Incorporating: Amdt 1-1998

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    AS 1432-1996 Copper tubes for plumbing, gasfitting and drainage applications
    AS 3673-1989 Malleable cast iron threaded pipe fittings
    AS 2033-1980 Installation of polyethylene pipe systems
    AS 3972-1997 Portland and blended cements
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    AS 3996-1992 Metal access covers, road grates and frames
    AS/NZS 2179.2(INT):1998 Specifications for rainwater goods, accessories and fasteners - PVC rainwater goods and accessories
    AS 4139-1993 Fibre-reinforced concrete pipes and fittings
    AS 4198-1994 Precast concrete access chambers for sewerage applications
    AS 3517-1995 Capillary fittings of copper and copper alloy for non-pressure sanitary plumbing applications
    AS 3000-1986 Electrical installations - Buildings, structures and premises (known as the SAA Wiring Rules) (incorporating Amdt 1)
    AS 1302-1991 Steel reinforcing bars for concrete
    AS 1741-1991 Vitrified clay pipes and fittings with flexible joints - Sewer quality (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1650-1989 Hot-dipped galvanized coatings on ferrous articles
    AS 3648-1993 Specification and methods of test for packaged concrete mixes
    AS 1762-1984 Helical lock-seam corrugated steel pipes - Design and installation
    AS 2865-1995 Safe working in a confined space
    AS 2032-1977 Code of practice for installation of UPVC pipe systems
    AS 3680-1989 Polyethylene sleeving for ductile iron pipelines
    AS 3705-1990 Geotextiles - Identification, marking, and general data
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 2280:1999 Ductile iron pressure pipes and fittings
    AS 1167.1-1993 Welding and brazing - Filler metals - Filler metal for brazing and braze welding
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    AS 1665-1992 Welding of aluminium structures
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    AS/NZS 1260:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
    AS/NZS 4327:1995 Metal-banded flexible couplings for low-pressure applications (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 2200-1978 Design charts for water supply and sewerage
    AS 1866-1986 Aluminium and aluminium alloys - Extruded rod, bar, solid and hollow shapes
    AS 3579-1993 Cast iron wedge gate valves for general purposes
    AS 2758.1-1998 Aggregates and rock for engineering purposes - Concrete aggregates
    AS 1100.101-1992 Technical drawing General principles
    AS/NZS 2312:1994 Guide to the protection of iron and steel against exterior atmospheric corrosion
    AS 3571-1989 Glass filament reinforced thermosetting plastics (GRP) pipes - Polyester based - Water supply, sewerage and drainage applications
    AS 1304-1991 Welded wire reinforcing fabric for concrete
    AS 3795-1996 Copper alloy tubes for plumbing and drainage applications
    AS 2878-1986 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS 1834.1-1991 Material for soldering Solder alloys (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2439.1-1981 Perforated plastics drainage and effluent pipe and fittings - Perforated drainage pipe and associated fittings
    AS 3725-1989 Loads on buried concrete pipes
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS/NZS 3500.0:1995 National Plumbing and Drainage Code Glossary of terms
    AS 4087-1996 Metallic flanges for waterworks purposes
    AS 3600-1994 Concrete structures
    AS 1628-1999 Water supply - Metallic gate, globe and non-return valves
    AS/NZS 1477:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 4060-1992 Loads on buried vitrified clay pipes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1074-1989 Steel tubes and tubulars for ordinary service (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1631-1994 Cast grey and ductile iron non-pressure pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1289.E6.1-1981 Methods of testing soil for engineering purposes Soil compaction and density tests - Compaction control test - Density index method for a cohesionless material
    AS 1604-1997 Timber - Preservative-treated - Sawn and round
    AS 4058-1992 Precast concrete pipes (pressure and non-pressure)
    AS 3855-1994 Suitability of plumbing and water distribution systems products for contact with potable water
    AS/NZS 3879:1995 Solvent cements and priming fluids for use with unplasticized PVC (uPVC) pipes and fittings
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    HB 114:1998 Guidelines for the design of eaves and box gutters
    AS/NZS 3500.5:2000 National Plumbing and Drainage - Domestic installations
    AS 3500.3.1-1998 National plumbing and drainage Stormwater drainage - Performance requirements
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