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NSAI has launched the public consultation for the review of I.S. 166:1972 – Concrete surface water pipes.

Public consultation period: From 14/02/2022 until 14/03/2022, inclusive.

The scope of the standard:

This standard applies to unreinforced concrete cylindrical pipes and fittings with ogee joints for the conveyance of surface water when laid in trenches or ditches where there is no possibility of any excessive backfill or traffic load and where leakage at the joints is desired or is of no consequence

Content of the draft:

The draft contains the following sections:

Section 1 Scope

Section 2 Definitions

Section 3 Cement

Section 4 Aggregate

Section 5 Concrete

Section 6 Protection from frost

Section 7 Moulds, method of manufacturing and curing

Section 8 Lengths

Section 9 Internal diameter

Section 10 Deviation from straightness

Section 11 Ogee Ends

Section 12 Angles of fittings

Section 13 Construction of Junctions

Section 14 Crushing test

Section 15 Hydraulic test

Section 16 Manufacturer's tests

Section 17 Samples for testing and compliance with test requirements

Section 18 Marking

Section 19 Cost of tests

Section 20 Facilities for sampling and testing

View the draft and submit comments:

All interested parties are invited to comment on the revision of the standard [I.S. 166:1972] through the NSAI “Your Standards Your Say” (YSYS) forum:

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