2009 Wildwood Water Utility Specifications
Valve boxes shall be complete with covers and both valve box and cover be of ample strength and dimension to fully sustain the shocks of heavy vehicular traffic and to maintain the upper section and cover at the proper grade under heavy vehicular traffic. Covers shall be round, at least six (6) inches in diameter and shall be marked with the word “WATER ".
Fill under this item shall be bank run, sand, and gravel. This fill shall contain no stone larger than five (5) inches in diameter. The contractor shall be responsible for the proper disposal of materials, which are judged unacceptable by the Engineer for backfill.
Concrete for cradles and thrust blocks shall be constructed with a minimum twenty eight (28) day compressive strength of 3500 pounds per square inch conforming to requirements as specified elsewhere herein. The contractor shall provide test cylinders and testing shall be provided by the contractor by a NEW JERSEY CERTIFIED TESTING LABORAORY when requested by the Engineer.
2.7 FIRE HYDRANTS
KENNEDY HYDRANT MODEL - GUARDIAN
*ALTERNATE MANUFACTURERS OR MODELS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE WWU PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION FOR APPROVAL.
A.Size of hydrant 5 1/4" Minimum
B.Direction to openClockwise
C.Nozzle arrangement 3 Way
Size of nozzle 2 - 2 1/2" ID National Standard Set 180 degrees
1 – 5” STORZ Connection
D.Size and shape of operating nut
1 1/2" from point to flat - pentagon
E. Depth of bury3'
F.Size and type of connection to main
6" MJ or larger as recommended by the Engineer
2.8BACKFLOW PREVENTION DEVICES
A backflow prevention device shall be a WATTS SERIES 900 or approved equal. The Reduced pressure backflow preventor assembly shall be as defined and specified in N.J.A.C. 7:10-10 et seq. PHYSICAL CONNECTIONS.
2.9HOUSE CONNECTION DETAILS
Corporation stopFord F 600 w/ CO6-44
Curb stopFord B 61- 444
Curb boxBuffalo Type # 92C (if applicable)
Meter boxMIDSTATE 20" X 30" (for 5/8 x 3/4” & 3/4”
Meter Resetters & Couplings5/8 x 3/4" Resetter - Ford VH32-12
1 Ford C18-34 Bushing