AWWA Comment Period on ANSI/AWWA C906-XX – Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Fittings, 4 In. Through 65 In. (100 mm Through 1,650 mm), for Waterworks May 12, 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 30-day public comment period for AWWA. An electronic public review copy of the proposed standard can be obtained for review during the comment period by emailing email@example.com. 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 13, 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 Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.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 polyethylene (PE) pressure pipe and fittings made from materials conforming to standard PE materials designation code PE 4710. MAJOR REVISIONS Major changes made to the standard in this edition include the following: 1. Non-PE4710 resins have been removed from the scope (Sec. 1.1) and throughout the standard. 2. The foreword special issues section on Oxidative Resistance was rewritten. (Sec. II.C.) 3. The definitions for design factor, hydrostatic design basis (HDB), standard dimension ration (SDR), and virgin PE compound have been updated. Definitions for PE4710, PE compound, potable water, reclaimed water, safety factor, sample, specimen, and wastewater have been added. (Sec. 3) 4. Addition of chlorine category requirement CC3 for potable water applications in the materials section (220.127.116.11). 5. UV stabilizer information has been updated (4.2.2). 6. Pipe sizes of 5, 7, 13 and 21.5 inches have been removed from Table 3, and DRs 32.5, 26, 19, 15.5, 9.3, and 7.3 were removed from Tables 5, 6, and 7. 7. Tensile tests have been grouped and clarified (4.3.7). 8. Ductility tests have been grouped and clarified (4.3.8). 9. AWWA Basis of Rejection language has been added (5.8). 10. Required markings related to cell class designation and oxidative resistance classification for pipe (6.1.2) and fittings (6.1.3) have been updated. 11. End caps or other suitable prevention has been added to shipping requirements (6.2). 12. The appendix on surge pressures, fatigue life, and flow capacity has been rewritten (Appendix A). 13. Additional bibliographical sources regarding permeation have been included (Appendix B). 14. Bibliographic sources for additional HDPE pipe information have been added (Appendix C).