AWWA Comment Period on ANSI/AWWA C903 – Polyethylene-Aluminum-Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite Pressure Pipe, 12 mm (1/2 In.) Through 51 mm (2 In.), for Water Service July 9, 2021 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 August 23, 2021. Send comments to: Paul Olson 303.347.6178 phone 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 Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.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 . SCOPE This standard describes the requirements for composite polyethylene–aluminum–polyethylene pipe (hereinafter referred to as PE–AL–PE) in metric nominal inside diameter (ID) sizes 12 mm (½ in.) through 51 mm (2 in.). The pipe described by this standard is intended to be used for potable cold water supply outside buildings as buried water main and service pipeline. MAJOR REVISIONS Major changes made to the standard in this edition include the following: 1. The UV resistance code information for PE compounds have been updated and include reference to ANSI/AWWA C901 requirements. (Sec. 4.2.1) 2. Guidance information on fittings has been moved from the foreword (Sec. II.B.3) into the body of the standard as requirements. (Sec. 4.3.4) 3. Plant access requirements regarding proprietary processes have been clarified and updated.