Water - Sewer Facilities

Following is Chapter 22.18 in the Annapolis City Code:
Review Criteria and Certification for Adequate Water and Sewer Facilities

22.18.010 Responsibility

The Director of Public Works shall be responsible for review and assessment of a proposed project with regard to the adequacy of adequate water and sewer facilities.

22.18.020 Goal

The goal of adequate water and sewer facilities is to insure that there is sufficient capacity in the water storage system, the water distribution system, the sewer collection system, and the sewage pumping stations owned by the municipality.

22.18.030 Exemptions

There are no exemptions allowed for any projects.

22.18.040 Standards

    A. The standards required to be promulgated pursuant to Section 22.08.10, shall include but not be limited to:

    1. Water facilities. Each project shall be served by sufficient public water for supply and reserve capacity, as determined by the Director of Public Works in accordance with commonly accepted standards.

      a. There shall be adequate storage in the facilities to satisfy the recommendations of the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

      In the case of the water distribution system, there shall be adequate capacity within the system to be able to deliver to a fire scene a minimum of 2000 gallons per minute of water, at a minimum residual pressure of 20 p.s.i. (pounds per square inch) at each fire hydrant, when there are a minimum of three adjacent fire hydrants in use simultaneously.

    2. Sewer facilities. Each project shall be served by sufficient public sewage for sewage flows, as determined by the Director of Public Works in accordance with commonly accepted standards.