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AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON AWWA C226, Stainless-Steel Fittings for Waterworks Service, Sizes 1/2 In. Through 72 In. (13 mm Through 1,800 mm)

AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON AWWA C226, Stainless-Steel Fittings for Waterworks Service, Sizes 1/2 In. Through 72 In. (13 mm Through 1,800 mm)

May 13, 2024

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 ETS Support (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 July 1, 2024.

Send comments to:

Liz Ralph, LRalph@awwa.org

303.347.6177 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 Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.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 pertains to the various types of stainless-steel fittings that are intended for the transmission and distribution of potable water, reclaimed water, and wastewater, and for use in other water-supply system facilities.

MAJOR REVISIONS

Major changes made to the standard in this edition include the following:

1. Updated Sec. I.C. Acceptance in the Foreword with the latest Standards Council language reflecting the addition of reference to NSF/ANSI/CAN 372 and NSF/ANSI/CAN 600.

2. ASTM A967/A967M was removed from Sec. 2 References.

3. The definition for bevel was added to Sec. 3 Definitions.

4. Updated Sec. 4.1.1 Materials with the latest Standards Council boilerplate language.

5. Table 1 recategorized into broader classification.

6. Added notes to Table 1 regarding Type 201 and 201LN material types’ standing with NSF and a note referencing AWWA C220 Table 1.

7. Language added to Sec. 4.2.3.2.1 Marking clarifying allowable materials for ink and crayons.

8. In Sec. 4.2.5.1 language was added clarifying cleaning, descaling, and passivation and the reference to ASTM A967/A967M was removed.

9. Language was added to Sec. 6.1 Marking clarifying acceptable marking practices.

10. Sec. 6.3 Packaging was replaced by Shipping, Storage, and Handling section detailing proper methods.

11. Added a new Appendix A “Post-fabrication Cleaning of Stainless Steels” and accompanying reference in Sec. 4.2.5.1

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