| AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON THE REVISIONS TO AWWA C230 – Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair and Service Connection Clamps for 2-in. Through 12-in. (50-mm Through 300-mm) Pipe
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AWWA COMMENT PERIOD ON THE REVISIONS TO AWWA C230 – Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair and Service Connection Clamps for 2-in. Through 12-in. (50-mm Through 300-mm) Pipe

October 8, 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 ETS Support. 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 November 22, 2021.

Send comments to:
Liz Ralph
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 Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.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 describes fabricated full-encirclement stainless-steel repair clamps for use in the repair or tapped service connection of potable water, wastewater, and reclaimed water piping systems. 

MAJOR REVISIONS
Major revisions made to the standard in this edition include the following:
1. Gasket degradation study added to forward II.C.
2. Sec. 2 References were updated.
3. The term “rated pressure” was replaced with “working pressure” and the definition was revised (Sec. 3).
4. The definitions for the terms “Test Pressure” and “Transient Pressure” were revised (Sec.3).
5. The gasket composition and physical requirements were revised (Sec. 4.1.5.1).
6. A sentence was added for other grades of bolts and nuts to Sec. 4.1.6 Fasteners.
7. Post weld cleaning requirements were revised (Sec. 4.3.4).
8. Previous Sec. 4.3.5 Manufacturing quality was removed since it was redundant with Sec 5.2.
9. Under Sec. 5.3.1 Manufacturer’s proof-of-design tests, Sec. 5.3.1.1 and Sec. 5.3.1.3 were revised.
10. New Sec. 5.4 Proof Test for Purchaser Specified Conditions was added.
11. Sec. 6.1 Marking was updated to include an item for Working Pressure – if applicable.

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