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Industry Standards & References

Industry Standards & References

3M Water Infrastructure in engaged with a variety of leading water technology groups, industry associations and standards committees and we are committed to advancing and commercializing technologies which help to address the world's water infrastructure needs.

Specific industry standards have been developed to help match technologies and processes to the industry needs. These standards are often global in scope and broad in nature or may be specific to one kind of product or technology.

In Situ Pipe Rehabilitation Standards

  • AWWA M28
    Rehabilitation of Water Mains, 2nd Edition. Provides guidance to help you decide which rehabilitation method is right for your specific situation. Practical, step-by-step installation procedures are included for cleaning, lining and trenchless rehabilitation techniques.
  • ASTM F1216-09
    Standard Practice for Rehabilitation of Existing Pipelines and Conduits by the Inversion and Curing of a Resin-Impregnated Tube
  • BS EN ISO 11295:2010
    This is a British Standard for classification and information on design of plastic piping systems used in renovation of piplines.
  • WIS 4-02-01 (PDF, 137.3 KB)
    Operational Requirements: In Situ resin lining of water mains
  • IGN 4-02-02 (PDF, 1 MB)
    Code of Practice: In Situ resin lining of water mains

Pipeline Coatings and Lining Standards

  • AWWA C210-07
    Liquid Epoxy Coating Systems for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines
  • AWWA C213-07
    Fusion Bonded Epoxy Coating for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipelines
  • AWWA C218-08
    Liquid Coating Systems for the Exterior and Aboveground Steel Water Pipelines and Fittings
  • AWWA C222-08
    Minimum Requirements for Shop and Field Applied Polyurethane Interior linings and Exterior Coatings used in Potable Water Supply Industry.
  • ASTM A972 / A972M
    Standard Specification for Fusion Bonded Epoxy-Coated Pipe Piles
  • AWWA C620
    Standard for Spray-Applied In-Place Epoxy Lining of Water Pipelines, 3 In. and Larger
  • BS EN 805
    Water Supply. Requirements for Systems and Components Outside of Buildings
  • BS EN 10339
    Steel Tubes for Onshore and Offshore Water Pipelines - Internal Liquid Applied Epoxy Linings for Corrosion Protection

Tank, Valve, Pump, Fitting and Ancillary Equipment Coating Standards

  • AWWA D102
    Standard for Coating Steel Water-Storage Tanks
  • AWWA C550
    Protective Epoxy Interior Coatings for Valves and Hydrants
  • AWWA C116/A21.16-09
    Standard for Protective Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Coatings for the Interior and Exterior Surfaces of Ductile-Iron and Gray-Iron Fittings
  • AWWA C224
    Standard for Nylon-11-Based Polyamide Coating System for the Interior and Exterior of Steel Water Pipe, Connections, Fittings, and Special Sections

This list is an example of typical industry standards and references in the water infrastructure market, but is not an exhaustive list of all standards and references. Each application should be reviewed for compliance with all applicable standards and industry reference guidelines.

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