Standards & bulletins

 Standards & bulletins

Public Notice

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to § 12.1.109 B3 of the Code of the City of Colorado Springs, of the intent to promulgate the Water and Wastewater Line Extension and Service Standards, 2019 Edition pertaining to the construction of new lines and services.

Unless a public hearing is requested, the proposed adoption date of these standards is June 28th, 2019, and the effective date of these standards is July 1, 2019.

The public comment period is June 4, 2019 through June 19, 2019 at 4 p.m. Public comments may be submitted in writing to Colorado Springs Utilities, Attn: Tara McGowan for Water and Wastewater, Engineering Standards Manager, P.O. Box 1103, Mail Code 1812, Colorado Springs, CO 80947-1812. A member of the public may request a public hearing on these proposed line extension and service standards. All requests for a public hearing must be made in writing to the City Attorney’s Office, Division Chief – Utilities, 30 S. Nevada Ave, Suite 501, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, and must be received no later than June 26, 2019 at 4 p.m. Requests for a public hearing must state the basis for the request and the name, address and telephone number of the requestor.


Electric standards
Published and effective date: January 1, 2019

The Electric Line Extension and Service Standards are provided to assist customers, architects, engineers, contractors, developers and inspectors in planning and installing electric service. If you have any questions regarding the Electric Line Extension and Service Standards, send us an e-mail.

The electric interconnection standards are now located in Chapter 13 – “Interconnection Requirements of Customer-Owned Generation” of the Electric Line Extension and Service Standards book.

Proposed revisions for the 2020 edition of the Electric Line Extension and Service Standards are listed in the Electric Revisions - 2020 Edition. The effective date for the 2020 edition is January 1, 2020 unless otherwise noted in the revision table.

Natural gas standards
Published and effective date: January 1, 2019

The Natural Gas Line Extension and Service Standards are provided to assist customers, architects, engineers, contractors, developers and inspectors in planning and installing natural gas service. For questions regarding the Natural Gas Line Extension and Standards, send us an e-mail.

Proposed revisions for the 2020 edition of the Natural Gas Line Extension and Service Standards are listed in the Natural Gas Revisions - 2020 Edition. The effective date for the 2020 edition is January 1, 2020 unless otherwise noted in the revision table.

Water standards
Published and effective date: January 1, 2018

The Water Line Extension and Service Standards are provided to assist customers, architects, engineers, contractors, developers and inspectors in planning and installing water service. For questions regarding the Water Line Extension and Service Standards, send us an e-mail.

Wastewater standards
Published and effective date: January 1, 2017

The Wastewater Line Extension and Service Standards are provided to assist customers, architects, engineers, contractors, developers and inspectors in planning and installing wastewater service. For questions regarding Wastewater Line Extension and Service Standards, send us an e-mail.

Also available is the optional 2010 Groundwater Underdrain Guidelines.

Bulletins: Water & Wastewater

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