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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 610. Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations

12VAC5-610-760. Sewer appurtenances.

A. Joints. Sewer joints shall be of the compression type except that plastic pipe may be welded sleeve or chemically fused.

B. Adapters. Joining of pipes of different sizes and/or material shall be accomplished by use of a manufactured adapter specifically designed for that purpose.

C. Bends. The building sewer shall have a straight alignment where possible. When a straight alignment is not possible ells not exceeding 45 degrees shall be used.

D. Cleanouts. Cleanouts shall be brought to the ground surface and shall be provided every 50 feet to 60 feet along the length of the building sewer. Cleanouts shall be brought to the ground surface for access.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-164 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-34-02 § 4.11, eff. February 5, 1986; amended, eff. May 11, 1988.

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