Review Criteria & Certification for Adequate Water & Sewer Facilities
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.
The goal of adequate water and sewer facilities is to ensure 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.
There are no exemptions allowed for any projects.
A. The standards required to be promulgated pursuant to Section 22.08.10, shall include but not be limited to:
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.
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 2,000 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.
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.