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On July 12, 2006, the Board of Public Works adopted new Sanitary District Standards for Indianapolis. This manual provides the design and construction standards for laterals and sanitary sewer facilities constructed within the Indianapolis Sanitary District. Included are submittal requirements and procedures for the issuance of Approvals and Permits, and the requirements and procedures for inspection, testing, and final acceptance of
sanitary sewer facilities.

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Table of Contents (Updated 9.26.06)

CHAPTER 100   POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Section 101 Introduction
Section 102 General Procedures and Requirements Applicable to All Permits
Section 103 Laterals - Procedures and Requirements
Section 104 Sanitary Sewer Facilities - Procedures and Requirements
Section 105 Sanitary Sewer Construction Inspection and Acceptance  Procedures

CHAPTER 200   DESIGN

Section 201   Lateral Design
Section 202   Gravity Sanitary Sewer Design
Section 203   Sewer Structures - Manholes
Section 204   Other Requirements

CHAPTER 300   MATERIALS

Section 301   General
Section 302   Sanitary Sewer Pipe Material
Section 303   Laterals
Section 304   Force Main Material
Section 305   Manhole Material and Appurtenances

CHAPTER 400   INSTALLATION

Section 401   Installation Requirements Applicable to Sanitary Sewer, Force Mains and Laterals
Section 402   Installation Requirements for Specific Laterals
Section 403   Installation of Precast Manholes, Wet Wells, Valve Vaults or Other Appurtenant Structures
Section 404   Trenchless Installation
Section 405   Erosion Control, Site Restoration and Safety

CHAPTER 500   LIFT STATIONS AND LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS

Section 501   Requirements Common to Both Lift Stations and Low Pressure Systems
Section 502   Lift Station Design
Section 503   Lift Station Equipment and Operating Requirements
Section 504   Low Pressure Pump Stations and Appurtenances

CHAPTER 600   TESTING

Section 601   General
Section 602   Gravity Sanitary Sewer Testing Requirements
Section 603   Force Main Testing Requirements
Section 604   Manhole Testing Requirements
Section 605   Lift Station Testing

APPENDICES

Appendix A   Fees
Appendix B   Average Daily Flow Estimates
Appendix C   Inspection Forms
                     Air Test Data Sheet
                     Sewer Manhole Test Report
                     Sewer Force Main Test Report - Hydrostatic Leak Test
                     Sewer Force Main Test Report - Alternate Test Method

DETAILS

        Standard Detail Sheets-Includes All Details -
        Sheet 1*
        Sheet 2*

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Level 3 Lift Station Standard Detail Sheets*
Level 2 Lift Station Standard Detail Sheets*
Low Pressure System Standard Details*

MISCELLANEOUS FORMS

          Required Forms:

Design Summary*
Variance Request Form*

Optional Forms:

Checklists are provided to assist the applicant/engineer with their design and submittal. Submitting the checklists is not a requirement for an approval or a permit. The checklists are used by staff when reviewing plans.

Submittal Checklist*
Sanitary Sewer Review Checklist

DIGITAL DATA SUBMISSION STANDARDS

         Introduction
         Digital Data Submission Standards

CLARIFICATIONS

         Updates coming in 2009.

LINKS TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                     

Wasteload Allocation Report

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