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605.4 Water distribution pipe.

Water distribution pipe shall conform to NSF 61 and shall conform to one of the standards listed in Table 605.4. All hot water distribution pipe and tubing shall have a minimum pressure rating of 100 psi (690 kPa) at 180°F (82°C).

TABLE 605.3 WATER SERVICE PIPE


MATERIAL
STANDARD
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic pipe
ASTM D 1527; ASTM D 2282
Asbestos-cement pipe
ASTM C 296
Brass pipe
ASTM B 43
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plastic pipe
ASTM D 2846; ASTM F 441; ASTM F 442; CSA B137.6
Copper or copper-alloy pipe
ASTM B 42; ASTM B 302
Copper or copper-alloy tubing (Type K, WK, L, WL, M or WM)
ASTM B 75; ASTM B 88; ASTM B 251; ASTM B 447
Cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plastic tubing
ASTM F 876; ASTM F 877; CSA B137.5
Cross-linked polyethylene/aluminum/cross-linked
polyethylene
(PEX-AL-PEX) pipe
ASTM F 1281; CSA B137.10M
Cross-linked polyethylene/aluminum/high-density
polyethylene
(PEX-AL-HDPE)
ASTM F 1986
Ductile iron water pipe
AWWA C151; AWWA C115
Galvanized steel pipe
ASTM A 53
Polybutylene (PB) plastic pipe and tubing
ASTM D 2666; ASTM D 3309; CSA B137.8M
Polyethylene (PE) plastic pipe
ASTM D 2239; CSA B137.1
Polyethylene (PE) plastic tubing
ASTM D 2737; CSA B137.1
Polyethylene/aluminum/polethylene (PE-AL-PE) pipe
ASTM F 1282; CSA B137.9
Polypropylene (PP) plastic pipe or tubing
ASTM F 2389; CSA B137.11
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe
ASTM D 1785; ASTM D 2241; ASTM D 2672; CSA B137.3
Stainless steel pipe (Type 304/304L)
ASTM A 312; ASTM A 778
Stainless steel pipe (Type 316/316L)
ASTM A 312; ASTM A 778


TABLE 605.4 WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPE


MATERIAL
STANDARD
Brass pipe
ASTM B 43
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plastic pipe and tubing
ASTM D 2846; ASTM F 441; ASTM F 442; CSA B137.6
Copper or copper-alloy pipe
ASTM B 42; ASTM B 302
Copper or copper-alloy tubing (Type K, WK, L, WL, M or WM)
ASTM B 75; ASTM B 88; ASTM B 251; ASTM B 447
Cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) plastic tubing
ASTM F 877; CSA B137.5
Cross-linked polyethylene/aluminum/cross-linked
polyethylene
(PEX-AL-PEX) pipe
ASTM F 1281; CSA B137.10M
Cross-linked polyethylene/aluminum/high-density
polyethylene
(PEX-AL-HDPE)
ASTM F 1986
Galvanized steel pipe
ASTM A 53
Polybutylene (PB) plastic pipe and tubing
ASTM D 3309; CSA B137.8M
Polyethylene/Aluminum/Polyethylene (PE-AL-PE)
composite pipe
ASTM F 1282
Polypropylene (PP) plastic pipe or tubing
ASTM F 2389; CSA B137.11
Stainless steel pipe (Type 304/304L)
ASTM A 312; ASTM A 778
Stainless steel pipe (Type 316/316L)
ASTM A 312; ASTM A 778