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-615.2 Abandonment of water distribution piping. Abandoned water distribution piping shall be capped or plugged at the curb line or at the meter pit and properly capped or plugged inside the building or structure at the nearest possible location to the point of entry.
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.

 

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   Enrolled bill did not include the prefix "P-" before the Section number; added by Code editor.