Standards List

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The American Water Works Association first published consensus documents in 1908. Today there are more than 180 AWWA Standards. From source to storage, from treatment to distribution, AWWA standards cover all areas of water treatment and supply.


No. Year Title
A100 -20 Water Wells


No. Year Title
B100 -16 Granular Filter Media
B101 -16 Precoat Filter Media
B102 -15 (R20) Manganese Greensand for Filters
B112 -19 Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membrane Systems
B114 -16 Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Systems for Water Treatment
B116 -19 Electrodialysis and Ion-Exchange Membrane Systems
B130 -18 Membrane Bioreactor Systems
B200 -17 Sodium Chloride
B201 -18 Soda Ash
B202 -19 Quicklime and Hydrated Lime
Disinfection Chemicals
No. Year Title
B300 -18 Hypochlorites
B301 -18 Liquid Chlorine
B302 -16 Ammonium Sulfate
B303 -18 Sodium Chlorite
B304 -21 Liquid Oxygen of Ozone Generation for Water, Wastewater, and Reclaimed Water Systems
B305 -15 Anhydrous Ammonia
B306 -15 Aqua Ammonia (Liquid Ammonium Hydroxide)
No. Year Title
B402 -18 Ferrous Sulfate
B403 -16 Aluminum Sulfate - Liquid, Ground, or Lump
B404 -14 Liquid Sodium Silicate
B405 -16 Sodium Aluminate
B406 -20 Ferric Sulfate
B407 -18 Liquid Ferric Chloride
B408 -18 Liquid Polyaluminum Chloride
B451 -16 Poly (Diallyldimethylammonium Chloride)
B452 -20 EPI-DMA Polyamines
B453 -19 Polyacrylamide
Scale and Corrosion Control
No. Year Title
B501 -19 Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda)
B502 -17 Sodium Polyphosphate, Glassy (Sodium Hexametaphosphate)
B503 -17 Sodium Tripolyphosphate
B504 -18 Monosodium Phosphate, Anhydrous
B505 -18 Disodium Phosphate, Anhydrous
B506 -18 Zinc Orthophosphate
B507 -16 Phosphoric Acid
B510 -18 Carbon Dioxide
B511 -17 Potassium Hydroxide
B512 -15 Sulfur Dioxide
B550 -17 Calcium Chloride
Taste and Odor Control
No. Year Title
B600 -16 Powdered Activated Carbon
B601 -17 Sodium Metabisulfite
B602 -17 Copper Sulfate
B603 -16 Permanganates
B604 -18 Granular Activated Carbon
B605 -18 Reactivation of Granular Activated Carbon
No. Year Title
B701 -18 Sodium Fluoride
B702 -18 Sodium Fluorosilicate
B703 -19 Fluorosilicic Acid

Pipe and Accessories

Ductile-Iron Pipe and Fittings
No. Year Title
C104 -16 Cement-Mortar Lining for Ductile-Iron Pipe and Fittings
C105 -18 Polyethylene Encasement for Ductile-Iron Pipe Systems
C110 -12 Ductile Iron & Gray-Iron Fittings
C111 -17 Rubber-Gasket Joints for Ductile-Iron Pressure Pipe and Fittings
C115 -20 Flanged Ductile-Iron Pipe with Ductile-Iron or Gray-Iron Threaded Flanges
C116 -15 Protective Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings for the Interior and Exterior Surfaces of Ductile-Iron and Gray-Iron Fittings
C150 -14 Thickness Design of Ductile-Iron Pipe
C151 -17 Ductile-Iron Pipe, Centrifugally Cast
C153 -19 Ductile-Iron Compact Fittings

Steel Pipe

No. Year Title
C200 -17 Steel Water Pipe - In. (1500 mm) and Larger
C203 -20 Coal-Tar Protective Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipes
C205 -18 Cement-Mortar Protective Lining and Coating for Steel Water Pipe - 4 In. (100 mm) and Larger - Shop Applied
C206 -17 Field Welding of Steel Water Pipe
C207 -18 Steel Pipe Flanges for Waterworks Service - Sizes 4 In. Through 144 In. (100 mm Through 3600 mm)
C208 -17 Dimensions for Fabricated Steel Water Pipe
C209 -19 Tape Coatings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C210 -15 Liquid-Epoxy Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C213 -15 Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings and Linings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C214 -20 Tape Coatings for Steel Water Pipe
C215 -16 Extruded Polyolefin Coatings for the Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines
C216 -15 Heat-Shrinkable Cross-Linked Polyolefin Coatings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C217 -16 Microcrystalline Wax and Petrolatum Tape Coating Systems for Steel Waer Pipe and Fittings
C218 -16 Liquid Coating for Aboveground Steel Water Pipelines and Fittings
C219 -17 Bolted, Sleeve-Type Couplings for Plain-End Pipe
C220 -17 Stainless Steel Pipe, 1/2 In. (13 mm) and Larger
C221 -18 Fabricated Steel Mechanical Slip-Type Expansion Joints
C222 -18 Polyurethane Coatings for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C223 -19 Fabricated Steel and Stainless Steel Tapping Sleeves
C224 -17 Nylon-11 Based Polyamide Coating System for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipe, Connections, Fittings and Special Sections
C225 -20 Fused Polyolefin Coating System for the Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines
C226 -19 Stainless-Steel Fittings for Waterworks Service, Sizes 1/2 In. Through 72 In. (13 mm - 1,800 mm)
C227 -17 Bolted, Split-Sleeve Restrained and Nonrestrained Couplings for Plain-End Pipe
C228 -19 Stainless-Steel Pipe Flanges for Water Service - 2" - 72" (50mm - 1800 mm)
C229 -20 Fusion-Bonded Polyethylene Coatings for Steel Water Pipe and Fittings
C230 -16 Stainless-Steel Full-Encirclement Repair & Service Connection Clamps for 2-In. Through 12-In. (50 mm Through 300-mm) Pipe
C231 -17 Field Welding of Stainless Steel Water Pipe
Concrete Pipe
No. Year Title
C300 -16 Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe, Steel-Cylinder Type
C301 -14 (R19) Prestressed Concrete Pressure Pipe, Steel-Cylinder Type
C302 -16 Reinforced Concrete Pressure Pipe, Noncylinder Type
C303 -17 Concrete Pressure Pipe, Bar-Wrapped, Steel-Cylinder Type
C304 -14 (R19) Design of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe
C305 -18 CFRP Renewal and Strengthening of Prestressed Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP)
Valves and Hydrants
No. Year Title
C500 -19 Metal-Seated Gate Valves for Water Supply Service
C502 -18 Dry-Barrel Fire Hydrants
C503 -18 Wet-Barrel Fire Hydrants
C504 -15 Rubber-Seated Butterfly Valves
C507 -18 Ball Valves, 6 In. Through 60 In. (150 mm Through 1,500 mm)
C508 -17 Swing-Check Valves for Waterworks Service, 2 In. Through 24 In. (50-mm Through 600-mm) NPS
C509 -15 Resilient-Seated Gate Valves for Water Supply Service
C510 -17 Double Check Valve Backflow Prevention Assembly
C511 -17 Reduced-Pressure Principle Backflow Prevention Assembly
C512 -15 Air-Release, Air/Vaccum, and Combination Air Valves for Water and Wastewater Service
C514 -20 Air Valve and Vent Inflow Preventer Assemblies for Potable Water Distribution System and Storage Facilities
C515 -20 Reduced-Wall, Resilient-Seated Gate Valves for Water Supply Service
C516 -21 Large-Diameter Rubber-Seated Butterfly Valves, Sizes 78 In. (2,000 mm) and Larger
C517 -16 Resilient-Seated Cast-Iron Eccentric Plug Valves
C518 -18 Dual-Disc Swing-Check Valves for Waterworks Service
C519 -18 High Performance Waterworks Butterfly Valves - 3 In. (75 mm) Through 60 In. (1,500 mm)
C520 -19 Knife Gate Valves, Sizes 2 In. (50 mm) Through 96 In. (2,400 mm)
C521 -18 Plastic Ball Valves
C530 -17 Pilot-Operated Control Valves
C541 -16 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Cylinder and Vane-Type Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates
C542 -16 Electric Motor Actuators for Valves and Slide Gates
C550 -17 Protective Interior Coatings for Valves and Hydrants
C560 -14 Cast-Iron Slide Gates
C561 -14 Fabricated Stainless-Steel Slide Gates
C562 -14 Fabricated Aluminum Slide Gates
C563 -14 Fabricated Composite Slide Gates

Pipe Installation

No. Year Title
C600 -17 Installation of Ductile-Iron Water Mains and Their Appurtenances
C602 -17 Cement-Mortar Lining of Water Pipelines in Place - 4 In. (100 mm) and Larger
C604 -17 Installation of Steel Water Pipe - 4 In. (100 mm) and Larger
C605 -21 Underground Installation of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe and Fittings
C606 -15 Grooved and Shouldered Joints
C620 -19 Spray-Applied In-Place Epoxy Lining of Water Pipelines, 3 In. (75 mm) and Larger
C621 -18 Internal Pipe Joint Seal Assemblies
C622 -19 Pipe Bursting of Potable Water Mains 4-In. (100 mm) to 36-In. (900 mm)

Disinfection of Facilities

No. Year Title
C651 -14 Disinfecting Water Mains
C652 -19 Disinfection of Water-Storage Facilities
C653 -20 Disinfection of Water Treatment Plants
C654 -13 Disinfection of Wells
C655 -18 Field Dechlorination
C670 -20 Online Chlorine Analyzer Operation and Maintenance
C671 -21 Online Turbidimeter Operation and Maintenance


No. Year Title
C700 -20 Cold-Water Meters - Displacement Type, Metal Alloy Main Case
C701 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Turbine Type, for Customer Service
C702 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Compound Type
C703 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Fire-Service Type
C704 -19 Propeller-Type Meters for Waterworks Applications
C707 -10 (R16) Encoder-Type Remote Registration Systems for Cold-Water Meters
C708 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Multijet Type
C710 -20 Cold-Water Meters - Displacement Type, Plastic Main Case
C712 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Singlejet Type
C713 -19 Cold-Water Meters - Fluidic-Oscillator Type
C714 -19 Cold-Water Meters for Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems in One-and Two- Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
C715 -18 Cold-Water Meters - Electromagnetic and Ultrasonic Type for Revenue Applications
C750 -19 Transit-Time Flowmeters in Full Closed Conduits
C751 -19 Magnetic Inductive Flowmeters

Service Lines

No. Year Title
C800 -14 Underground Service Line Valves and Fittings
C810 -17 Replacement and Flushing of Lead Service Lines

Plastic Pipe

No. Year Title
C900 -16 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Pipe and Fabricated Fittings, 4 In. - 60 In. (100 mm - 1,5000 mm)
C901 -20 Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Tubing, 1/2 In. (13 mm) - 3 In. (76 mm), for Water Service
C903 -16 Polyethylene-Aluminum-Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE) Composite Pressure Pipe, 12 mm(1/2 In.) - 51 mm (2 In.), for Water Service
C904 -16 Cross-Linked Polyethylene (PEX) Pressure Pipe, 1/2 In. (12 mm) - 3 In. (76 mm), for Water Service
C906 -15 Polyethylene (PE) Pressure Pipe and Fittings, 4 In. Through 65 In (100 mm Through 1,650 mm) for Waterworks
C907 -17 Injection-Molded Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pressure Fittings, 4 In. - 24 In. (100 mm Through 300 mm) for Water, Wastewater and Reclaimed Water Services
C909 -16 Molecularly Oriented Polyvinyl Chloride (PVCO) Pressure Pipe, 4 In. - 24 In. (100 mm - 600 mm) for Water, Wastewater, and Reclaimed Water Service
C950 -20 Fiberglass Pressure Pipe


No. Year Title
D100 -11 Welded Carbon Steel Tanks for Water Storage
D102 -21 Coating Steel Water-Storage Tanks
D103 -19 Factory-Coated Bolted Carbon Steel Tanks for Water Storage
D104 -17 Automatically Controlled, Impressed-Current Cathodic Protection for the Interior of Steel Water Storage
D106 -20 Sacrificial anode Cathodic Protection Systems for the Interior Submerged Surfaces of Steel Water Storage Tanks
D107 -16 Composite Elevated Tanks for Water Storage
D108 -19 Aluminum Dome Roofs for Water Storage Facilities
D110 -13 (R18) Wire- and Strand-Wound, Circular, Prestressed Concrete Water Tanks
D115 -20 Tendon-Prestressed Concrete Water Tanks
D120 -19 Thermosetting Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic Tanks
D121 -12 Bolted Aboveground Thermosetting Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic Panel-Type Tanks for Water Storage
D130 -11 (R19) Geomembrane Materials for Potable Water Applications


No. Year Title
E102 -17 Submersible Vertical Turbine Pumps
E103 -15 Horizontal and Vertical Line-Shaft Pumps
E200 -18 Progressive Cavity Chemical Metering Pumps

Plant Equipment

No. Year Title
F101 -19 Contact-Molded, Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic Wash-Water Troughs and Launders
F102 -19 Match-Die-Molded, Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic Weir Plates, Scum Baffles, and Mounting Brackets
F110 -16 Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems for Drinking Water
F120 -18 Ozone Systems for Water

Utility Management

No. Year Title
G100 -17 Water Treatment Plant Operation and Management
G200 -15 Distribution Systems Operation and Management
G300 -14 Source Water Protection
G400 -18 Utility Management System
G410 -18 Business Practices for Operation and Management
G420 -17 Communications and Customer Relations
G430 -14(R20) Security Practices for Operation and Management
G440 -17 Emergency Preparedness Practices
G480 -20 Water Conservation Program Operation and Management
G481 -14(R20) Reclaimed Water Program Operation and Management
G485 -20 Direct Potable Reuse Program Operation and Management
G510 -13 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation and Management
G520 -17 Wastewater Collection System Operation and Management
J100 -21 Risk and Resilience Management of Water and Wastewater Systems