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SECTION P-615 ABANDONED WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AND COMPONENTS 317
P-615.1 Discontinuance of water service. Where a property no longer requires a water service connection the owner shall make application to the Philadelphia Water Department for a discontinuance permit. Abandoned water service piping shall be capped or plugged at the curb or shall have the ferrule removed.
P-615.3 Abandoned water supply pipe. Abandoned water supply piping or water supply piping intended to serve future fixtures within a building or structure shall be capped or plugged with a fitting and provided with a valve within two feet of the point of origin of the water supply serving the abandoned piping or future fixture piping so as not to create a dead end or dead leg. Any abandoned water supply piping placed back into service shall be disinfected per Section 610.
Enrolled bill did not include the prefix "P-" before the Section number; added by Code editor.