Riverside Public Utilities

Construction Standards

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Specification 205

Specification 205 provides revisions and additions to the ”Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction” (Greenbook) for construction materials, methods, and testing for public water main construction in the City of Riverside. All water mains installed in the RPU’s service area as part of a land development project are required to comply with the Greenbook and Specification 205.

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Appendix II – Approved Material List

The Approved Materials List provides the manufacturer and model numbers for all of the materials approved for use in new public water facilities in RPU’s service area. Standard Drawings (I.e. CWD Drawings) The Standard Drawings (or CWD Drawings) provide guidelines for contractors installing new public water facilities in RPU’s service area. These drawings illustrate the proper installation of facilities such as water main pipelines, fire hydrants, air valves, blow-offs, water services, etc.

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Appendix III – All Standard Drawings

All standard drawings are available here.

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