• AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996

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    National plumbing and drainage Sanitary plumbing and drainage - Acceptable solutions

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    Published date:  09-05-1996

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    FOREWORDSECTION 1 - SCOPE AND GENERAL 1.1 SCOPE 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS 1.3 DEFINITIONS 1.4 MEASUREMENT OF PIPE LENGTH 1.5 PIPE GRADESSECTION 2 - MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 2.2 AUTHORIZATION 2.3 SELECTION AND USE 2.4 LIMITATIONS ON USE OF PIPES AND FITTINGS FOR NON-PRESSURE APPLICATIONS 2.5 PIPES AND FITTINGS FOR PRESSURE APPLICATIONS 2.6 SHEET 2.7 JOINTING COMPONENTS 2.8 CONCRETE AND MORTAR 2.9 MISCELLANEOUSSECTION 3 - DRAINAGE DESIGN 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 3.2 LOCATION OF DRAINS 3.3 SIZE OF DRAINS 3.4 GRADES OF DRAINS 3.5 LAYING OF DRAINS 3.6 PROXIMITY TO OTHER SERVICES 3.7 DEPTH OF COVER 3.8 BUILDING OVER DRAINS 3.9 VENTING OF DRAINS 3.10 UNVENTED BRANCH DRAINS 3.11 UNVENTED DRAINS DISCHARGING TO GULLIES 3.12 INLET PIPE TO DISCONNECTOR GULLY 3.13 RESTRICTION ON CONNECTIONS IN PROXIMITY TO A STACK 3.14 RE-USE OF EXISTING DRAINS 3.15 DRAINS IN CARAVAN PARKS 3.16 VACUUM SYSTEMS 3.17 COMMON EFFLUENT DRAINAGE SYSTEMSECTION 4 - DRAINAGE SYSTEM 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 4.2 POINT OF CONNECTION 4.3 DRAINS 4.4 INSPECTION SHAFTS AND BOUNDARY TRAPS 4.5 REFLUX VALVES 4.6 GULLIES 4.7 INSPECTION OPENINGS (IO) 4.8 INSPECTION CHAMBERS 4.9 JUNCTIONS IN DRAINS 4.10 JUMP-UPS 4.11 DISCONNECTION AND SEALINGSECTION 5 - EXCAVATION BEDDING SUPPORT AND BACKFILLING 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 5.2 EXCAVATION OF TRENCHES 5.3 CONCRETE SUPPORT FOR DRAINS 5.4 BEDDING OF DRAINS 5.5 INSTALLATION OF BACKFILL MATERIALS 5.6 DRAINS IN OTHER THAN STABLE GROUNDSECTION 6 - GENERAL DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR SANITARY PLUMBING SYSTEMS 6.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 6.2 FIXTURE UNIT RATINGS 6.3 TRAPPING OF FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES 6.4 GRADED DISCHARGE PIPES 6.5 JUNCTIONS IN STACKS 6.6 CONNECTIONS NEAR BASE OF STACKS 6.7 VENTS 6.8 AIR ADMITTANCE VALVESSECTION 7 - FULLY VENTED SYSTEMS AND FULLY VENTED MODIFIED SYSTEMS - DESIGN AND INSTALLATION 7.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 7.2 SYSTEM TYPES 7.3 SIZE OF DISCHARGE PIPES 7.4 SIZE OF STACKS 7.5 TRAP VENTS 7.6 BRANCH VENTS 7.7 RELIEF VENTS 7.8 STACK VENTS 7.9 CROSS-RELIEF VENTS 7.10 HEADER VENTS 7.11 GROUP AND COMMON VENTS 7.12 OFFSETS IN STACKSSECTION 8 - SINGLE STACK SYSTEMS AND SINGLE STACK MODIFIED SYSTEMS - DESIGN AND INSTALLATION 8.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 8.2 SYSTEM DESIGN 8.3 RATING OF FIXTURES 8.4 FIXTURES PERMITTED TO BE CONNECTED 8.5 CONNECTION OF FIXTURES WITHOUT TRAP VENTS 8.6 VENTING OF STACKS 8.7 SIZING OF STACKS 8.8 VARIATIONS TO SINGLE STACK SYSTEMS 8.9 OFFSETS IN SINGLE STACK SYSTEMS ONLYSECTION 9 - GENERAL INSTALLATION OF PIPEWORK 9.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 9.2 SUPPORT AND FIXING OF PIPEWORK 9.3 LOCATION 9.4 CONCEALMENT OF PIPES AND FITTINGS 9.5 TESTING AND INSPECTION OPENINGS 9.6 INSTALLATION OF COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY PIPES 9.7 INSTALLATION OF UPVC PIPES 9.8 INSTALLATION OF FRC PIPES 9.9 DISUSE OF SANITARY PLUMBING 9.10 IDENTIFICATION OF PIPES 9.11 INSTALLATION OF ABOVE-GROUND (ELEVATED) PIPEWORK AND CONNECTION OF FIXTURES USING DRAINAGE PRINCIPLES 9.12 INSTALLATION OF BOUNDARY TRAPS, REFLUX VALVES AND GULLIES ABOVE GROUND WITHIN BUILDINGS 9.13 MATERIALS AND METHODS OF JOINTING OF PIPES SECTION 10 - PUMPED DISCHARGE 10.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 10.2 GENERAL 10.3 COMPRESSED AIR EJECTION 10.4 EJECTOR VENT 10.5 WET WELLS 10.6 INSTALLATION OF PUMPS 10.7 PUMPED DISCHARGES OR RISING MAINS 10.8 PUMP DISCHARGE FROM WASTE FIXTURES 10.9 SWIMMING POOL DISCHARGE 10.10 SMALL BORE MACERATOR SYSTEMS 10.11 ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONSECTION 11 - FIXTURES AND APPLIANCES 11.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 11.2 INSTALLATION OF FIXTURES FOR DISABLED PERSONS 11.3 GENERAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS 11.4 PLANT ROOMS 11.5 PRESSURIZED CHAMBERS 11.6 AUTOPSY TABLES 11.7 BAIN-MARIES AND BOILING WATER UNITS 11.8 BASINS 11.9 BATHS 11.10 BEDPAN WASHERS AND SANITIZERS 11.11 BIDETS 11.12 DENTAL UNITS 11.13 DRINKING FOUNTAINS 11.14 FOOD WASTE DISPOSAL UNITS (DOMESTIC TYPE) 11.15 FLOOR WASTE GULLIES 11.16 REFRIGERATED AND DEEP-FREEZE CABINETS 11.17 SANITARY NAPKIN DISPOSAL UNITS 11.18 SHOWERS 11.19 SINKS 11.20 SLOP HOPPERS 11.21 INSTRUMENT STERILIZERS AND AUTOCLAVES 11.22 CONNECTION OF TUNDISHES 11.23 DOMESTIC SWIMMING POOLS 11.24 TROUGHS 11.25 URINALS 11.26 WASHING MACHINES 11.27 UNTRAPPED FLOOR DRAINS 11.28 WATER CLOSET PANSSECTION 12 - TESTING OF SANITARY PLUMBING AND SANITARY DRAINAGE INSTALLATIONS 12.1 SCOPE OF SECTION 12.2 SANITARY PLUMBING TESTING 12.3 SANITARY DRAINAGE TESTINGAPPENDICESA - LIST OF REFERENCED DOCUMENTSB - PIPE GRADES CONVERSION TABLEC - MAXIMUM LENGTH OF FIXTURE DISCHARGE PIPE WITHOUT VENTING

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    Specifies the requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and sanitary drainage from the fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or on-site disposal system, as appropriate. The Standard applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions or repairs to existing installations.

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    This Standard sets out the requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and drainage from the fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or on-site disposal system, as appropriate.Construction of a sanitary plumbing and drainage installation in accordance with this Standard is deemed to satisfy the requirements of AS 3500.2.1.The Standard applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions or repairs to existing installations.Illustrations used in this Standard are diagrammatic only and have been chosen without prejudice.NOTE: The pre-treatment of trade wastes is not specified in this Standard.

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    Committee WS-014
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note (In Rul PL/1)
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status AvailableSuperseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Amendment 1 to AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996 see DR 98138 CP. Amendment 2 see DR 02270 CP First published as AS 3500.2-1990.Jointly revised and redesignated AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996. Originated as AS 3500.2-1990. Jointly revised and redesignated as AS/NZS 3500.2.2:1996. Reissued incorporating Amendment Nos 1(August 1999) and 2 (September 2002).

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1449-1994 Wrought alloy steels - Stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet and strip
    AS 3000-1986 Electrical installations - Buildings, structures and premises (known as the SAA Wiring Rules) (incorporating Amdt 1)
    AS 1304-1991 Welded wire reinforcing fabric for concrete
    AS 2878-1986 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS/NZS 1260:2002 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent application
    AS 3500.1-1992 National Plumbing and Drainage Code - Water supply
    AS 1379-2007 Specification and supply of concrete (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3879:1995 Solvent cements and priming fluids for use with unplasticized PVC (uPVC) pipes and fittings
    AS 1566-1997 Copper and copper alloys - Rolled flat products (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 3706.0-2003 Geotextiles - Methods of test General introduction and list of methods
    AS 3500.2.1-1996 National Plumbing and Drainage - Sanitary plumbing and drainage - Performance requirements
    AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1546-1990 Small septic tanks
    AS 4139-2003 Fibre-reinforced concrete pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 2033-1980 Installation of polyethylene pipe systems
    AS 3600-2001 Concrete structures
    AS 1657-1992 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
    AS 1646-2007 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS/NZS 3500.0:1995 National Plumbing and Drainage Code Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 4936:2002 Air admittance valves (AAVs) for use in sanitary plumbing and drainage systems (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS 4139-1993 Fibre-reinforced concrete pipes and fittings
    AS 3600-1994 Concrete structures
    AS 2758.1-1998 Aggregates and rock for engineering purposes - Concrete aggregates
    AS 1604-1997 Timber - Preservative-treated - Sawn and round
    AS 3571-1989 Glass filament reinforced thermosetting plastics (GRP) pipes - Polyester based - Water supply, sewerage and drainage applications
    AS 2032-1977 Code of practice for installation of UPVC pipe systems
    AS 1260.1-1984 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) pipes and fittings for sewerage applications - Pipes
    AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage Glossary of terms
    AS/NZS 3500.1:2003 Plumbing and drainage Water services
    AS 1631-1994 Cast grey and ductile iron non-pressure pipes and fittings (Reconfirmed 2018)
    AS 1646-1992 Elastomeric seals for waterworks purposes
    AS/NZS 3879:2006 Solvent cements and priming fluids for PVC (PVC-U and PVC-M) and ABS pipes and fittings
    AS 1302-1991 Steel reinforcing bars for concrete
    AS 3972-1997 Portland and blended cements
    AS 1379-1997 Specification and supply of concrete
    AS 1650-1989 Hot-dipped galvanized coatings on ferrous articles
    AS 3706.0-1990 Geotextiles - Methods of test - General introduction and list of methods
    AS 1428 SUPP 1-1988 Design for access and mobility - Extracts - Design rules for access by the disabled (Supplement to AS 1428-1977)
    AS 1478-1992 Chemical admixtures for concrete

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 3500.2.1-1996 National Plumbing and Drainage - Sanitary plumbing and drainage - Performance requirements
    AS 2945(INT)-2002 Batch-type washer/disinfectors for health care facilities
    AS 4674-2004 Design, construction and fit-out of food premises
    AS/NZS 1546.3:2001 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units Aerated wastewater treatment systems
    AS/NZS 1547:2000 On-site domestic wastewater management
    AS 2050-2002 Installation of roof tiles
    AS 4809-2003 Copper pipe and fittings - Installation and commissioning
    ATS 5200.037.2-2005 Technical Specification for plumbing and drainage products Flow controllers - For use in heated or cold water plumbing systems
    AS/NZS 3666.1:2002 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control Design, installation and commissioning
    AS/NZS 3500.5:2000 National Plumbing and Drainage - Domestic installations
    MP 52-2001 Manual of authorization procedures for plumbing and drainage products
    AS/NZS 4936:2002 Air admittance valves (AAVs) for use in sanitary plumbing and drainage systems (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 1546.1:1998 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units - Septic tanks
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