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AWWA Comment Period on ANSI/AWWA C110/A21.10-XX – Ductile-Iron and Gray-Iron Fittings

AWWA Comment Period on ANSI/AWWA C110/A21.10-XX – Ductile-Iron and Gray-Iron Fittings
May 15, 2020

AWWA solicits public comments on all proposed new AWWA Standards, and on all proposed revisions, reaffirmations, or withdrawals of existing AWWA Standards. The referenced standards project is being considered for approval and the publication of this notice begins the 45-day public comment period for AWWA and ANSI. An electronic public review copy of the proposed standard can be obtained for review during the comment period by emailing etssupport@awwa.org. Comments must be submitted in writing to the AWWA contact listed below no later than the last day of the comment period specified herein. Such comments shall be specific to the section(s) of the standard under review and include sufficient detail so as to enable the reader to understand the commenter's position, concerns and suggested alternative language, if appropriate.

AWWA Comment Period closes on June 29, 2020.

Send comments to:
Tim McCandless
303.347.6285 phone
303.795.7603 fax

The review copy will be edited for publication and may also be revised as appropriate based on any comments received during the public comment period. Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.

Final publication of the standard may take several months. When it is available, a notice will be published in the official notice section of Journal - American Water Works Association. The standard becomes an effective AWWA standard on the first day of the month following such publication in Journal - American Water Works Association. 

This standard describes 3- to 48-in. (80- to 1,200-mm)  gray-iron or ductile-iron fittings to be used with ductile-iron pipe for potable water, wastewater, and reclaimed water for a temperature range of 33°–120° F (0.6°–49°C).

Major changes made to the standard in this edition include the following:
1. An advisory statement was added in the Foreword (Sec. II.B) regarding chlorine and chloramine degradation of elastomers. 
2. Removed requirement that fittings shall be capable of withstanding, without bursting, hydrostatic tests of 2.5 times the rated working water pressure. 
3. 5.1.3 Certification by manufacturer. was removed and replaced with 5.7 Performance Requirements.
4. Fittings having proprietary joints shall be marked with the proprietary name or trademark of the joint.
5. Tables were updated. 
6. Appendix A, Section A.1: Bolts and Nuts was revised.