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  • BS 6700(1987) : 1987

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    SPECIFICATION FOR DESIGN INSTALLATION TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-04-1997

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1987

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Specification
    Section one. General
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Materials
    Section two. Design considerations
    4 Initial procedures
    5 Cold water services
    6 Hot water services
    7 Prevention of bursting
    8 Pipe sizing
    9 Preservation of water quality
    10 Frost precautions
    11 Accessibility of pipes and water fittings
    12 Water economy and energy conservation
    Section three. Installation
    13 Work on site
    14 Inspection, testing and commissioning of pipelines,
        services and installations
    Section four. Maintenance
    15 Maintenance
    Appendices
    A Legal requirements
    B Noise and vibration
    C Examples of pumped systems
    D Guidance on the calculation of hot water storage
        capacity
    E Pipe sizing calculation
    F Jointing of potable water pipework
    G Procedure for the detection of water leakages in
        metered water services
    H Publications referred to in this standard or related
        to it
    Tables
    1 Recommended minimum storage of cold water for
        domestic purposes (hot and cold outlets)
    2 British Standards for stopvalves
    3 Recommended internal dimensions for meter chambers
    4 Design flow rates
    5 Maximum water velocities in pipework
    6 Backflow prevention measures to be used with various
        types of water fittings and appliances
    7 Air gaps at taps
    8 Dimensions of type A air gap
    9 Minimum thickness of thermal insulating material to
        delay freezing for frost protection
    10 Examples of insulating materials
    11 Maximum permissible lengths of uninsulated hot water
        pipes
    12 Maximum permitted rates of heat loss from pipes
    13 Jointing of light gauge copper and stainless steel
        tube
    14 Thrust per bar internal pressure
    15 Bearing capacity of soils
    16 Method of branch pipe connection
    17 Maximum spacing of fixings for internal piping
    18 Case 1: minimum sizes of storage vessel
    19 Case 2: minimum sizes of storage vessel
    20 Loading units (hot or cold supply)
    21 Equivalent pipe lengths (copper, plastics and
        stainless steel)
    22 Typical loss of head through taps and equivalent
        pipe lengths
    23 Hot and cold water supply supplied from storage
    24 Hot and cold water supply direct off main service
    25 Jointing of potable water pipework
    Figures
    1 Connections for meters outdoors
    2 Proprietary meter yokes for meters outdoors
    3 Meter installation indoors
    4 Meter installation indoors using a proprietary meter
        yoke
    5 Metre installation indoors in cupboard
    6 Installation of water softeners
    7 Choice of hot water system
    8 Direct (vented) system
    9 Indirect (vented) system
    10 Indirect unvented (vented primary) system
    11 Indirect unvented (sealed primary) system
    12 Illustration of obstruction of inlet or feed pipe
    13 Example of secondary backflow protection of supply
        pipes
    14 Examples of secondary backflow protection of
        distributing pipes
    15 Typical examples of pipes entering buildings
    16 Accessibility of pipes
    17 Clear space needed above storage cisterns
    18 Directions of thrusts developed in a pipeline due to
        internal pressure
    19 Recommended positions of notches and holes in timber
        beams and joists
    20 Indirect boosting from break cistern to storage
        cistern
    21 Indirect boosting with pressure vessel
    22 Direct boosting
    23 Direct boosting with header and duplicate storage
        cisterns
    24 Conversion of loading units to design flow rate
    25 Determination of pipe diameter: cold water service
        (water at 12.8 deg C)
    26 Determination of pipe diameter: hot water service
        (water at 80 deg C)
    27 Head loss through stopvalves
    28 Head loss through float-operated valves
    29 Example of pipe sizing for hot and cold water
        services, low pressure system
    30 Example of pipe sizing for hot and cold water
        services, mains pressure system
    31 Typical pipework network
    Index

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    Lays down requirements for and gives recommendations on design, installation, alteration, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages. Covers the system of pipes, fittings and connected appliances installed to supply any building, whether domestic or not, with water for ablutionary, cleaning, sanitary, culinary, drinking and domestic laundry purposes. Deals only with low temperature systems. Does not cover domestic central heating appliances. Contains several tables and figures.

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    Committee SEB/17
    Development Note REPLACES CP 99: 1972, CP 310: 1965, CP 324. 202: 1951 AND CP 342: PART 1: 1970. BS DRAFT 94/109858 DC
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

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    BS 5728-1(1979) : 1979 MEASUREMENT OF FLOW OF COLD POTABLE WATER IN CLOSED CONDUITS - SPECIFICATION FOR SINGLE METERS
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    BS CP2010-4(1972) : LATEST CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ASBESTOS CEMENT PIPELINES IN LAND
    BS 4999-142(1987) : 1987 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINES - SPECIFICATION FOR MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE VIBRATION
    BS 5440-1:1978 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FLUES AND AIR SUPPLY FOR GAS APPLIANCES OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 60 KW (1ST AND 2ND FAMILY GASES) - FLUES
    BS CP2010-1(1966) : AMD 1589 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - INSTALLATION OF PIPELINES IN LAND
    BS 1212-1(1953) : 1953 SPECIFICATION FOR FLOAT OPERATED VALVES (EXCLUDING FLOATS) - PISTON TYPE
    BS 3999-11:1972 METHODS OF MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - DISHWASHING MACHINES
    BS 6461-1(1984) : 1984 INSTALLATION OF CHIMNEYS AND FLUES FOR DOMESTIC APPLIANCES BURNING SOLID FUEL (INCLUDING WOOD AND PEAT) - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY CHIMNEYS AND FLUE PIPES
    BS 4346-1(1969) : 1969 JOINTS AND FITTINGS FOR USE WITH UNPLASTICIZED PVC PRESSURE PIPES - INJECTION MOULDED UNPLASTICIZED PVC FITTINGS FOR SOLVENT WELDING FOR USE WITH PRESSURE PIPES, INCLUDING POTABLE WATER SUPPLY
    BS 6465-1:1984 SANITARY INSTALLATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SCALE OF PROVISION SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF SANITARY APPLIANCES
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    BS CP342-2(1974) : 1974 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CENTRALIZED HOT WATER SUPPLY - BUILDINGS OTHER THAN INDIVIDUAL DWELLINGS
    BS 1212-3(1979) : AMD 3231 SPECIFICATION FOR FLOAT OPERATED VALVES (EXCLUDING FLOATS) - DIAPHRAGM TYPE (PLASTICS BODY) FOR COLD WATER SERVICES
    BS 5410-2:1978 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OIL FIRING - INSTALLATIONS OF 44 KW AND ABOVE OUTPUT CAPACITY FOR SPACE HEATING HOT WATER AND STEAM SUPPLY PURPOSES
    BS 1212-2(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR FLOAT OPERATED VALVES (EXCLUDING FLOATS) - DIAPHRAGM TYPE (BRASS BODY)
    BS 5503-2(1977) : 1977 SPECIFICATION FOR VITREOUS CHINA WASHDOWN WC PANS WITH HORIZONTAL OUTLET MATERIALS QUALITY PERFORMANCE AND DIMENSIONS OTHER THAN CONNECTING DIMENSIONS
    BS CP2010-2(1970) : 1970 PIPELINES - PART 2: DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF STEEL PIPELINES IN LAND
    BS 5449-1(1977) : 1977 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CENTRAL HEATING FOR DOMESTIC PREMISES - FORCED CIRCULATION HOT WATER SYSTEMS
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