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(A) Water utility systems shall be constructed in accordance with the General Notes (Water) contained in Appendix D attached to Ord. 96-106, and the standard drawings and specifications of the village.
(B) Evidence that the construction plans of the water supply system have been approved by the Ohio EPA and the Village Engineer shall be submitted to the Village Manager prior to approval of the final plat.
(C) Adequate public water service shall be provided for all lots in conformance with the following criteria.
(1) Service connections shall be provided for each lot. At intersections and at cul-de-sac turnarounds the service connections shall be installed at the time the water main is installed.
(2) The standard minimum size of mains shall be eight inches. Line sizes may need to be larger than the minimums to be in conformance with the proposed Master Plan sizes of the village or to provide the needed fire hydrant flows. If larger line sizes are required to be in conformance with the Master Plan, the village may participate in the cost of oversizing, in accordance with the subdivider’s agreement.
(3) Minimum cover for water mains shall be 48 inches; for water services, 42 inches.
(4) Water mains shall be laid at least ten feet horizontally from any existing or proposed sanitary sewer or force main. The distance shall be measured edge to edge. In cases where it is not practical to maintain a ten-foot separation, the village may allow deviation on a case-by-case basis as approved by the Village Engineer, provided that the bottom of the water main is at least 18 inches above the top of the sewer.
(5) Water mains crossing sewers shall be laid to provide a minimum vertical distance of 18 inches between the outside of the water main and the outside of the sewer. This shall be the case where the water main is either above or below the sewer. At crossings, one full length of water pipe should be located so both joints will be as far from the sewer as possible. Special structural support for the water and sewer pipes may be required. At all crossings of water mains and other utilities, compacted granular material is required between the deeper and shallower pipe.
(6) The following requirements shall be met for fire protection:
(a) In a residential single-family area, there shall be a minimum distribution of fire hydrants on a ratio of one to each 120,000 square feet of area. The distance between fire hydrants shall not exceed 400 feet, and one hydrant shall be placed within 200 feet of the end of a cul-de-sac or dead- end street.
(b) In commercial, business, industrial, and multi-family areas, there shall be a distribution of public and/or private fire hydrants on a ratio of one to each 80,000 square feet of area. A minimum of one hydrant shall be provided within 300 feet of every building or part thereof with a minimum of one additional hydrant within 500 feet of every building or part thereof.
(c) Fire hydrants shall be placed two feet clear behind the back of curb, whenever possible, or eight feet clear behind the edge of pavement in uncurbed streets. Fire hydrants shall be placed a minimum of 40 feet from buildings protected whenever possible.
(d) Fire hydrants shall be located in the center of the frontage of any proposed lot. Fire hydrants shall be located along cul-de-sacs at the direction of the Village Engineer.
(e) Computations may be required to verify that the minimum fire hydrant flow in the proposed improvement meets the requirements for the appropriate insurance ratings. The computations shall be based on a Hazen Williams coefficient of 100. For residential, (single-family) areas, the fire flow should be 1,000 gallons per minute (gpm) at 20 pounds per square inch (psi). For industrial, multi- family, or commercial areas, the fire flow should be a minimum of 2,000 gpm at 20 psi. Higher flows may be required depending on the type of use. Fire flows shall be provided in addition to maximum daily requirements.
(f) Fire hydrants shall conform to AWWA C502 and village standards.
(7) Valves shall be placed outside of pavement unless otherwise approved by the Village Engineer. In general, two valves shall be installed at every main line tee, and three valves shall be placed at every main line cross. The maximum distance between main line valves shall be 1,000 feet.
(8) At high points in water mains 12-inch diameter and larger where air can accumulate, provisions shall be made to remove the air by means of hydrants or manual air relief valves.
(9) All tees, bends, plugs, and hydrants shall be provided with reaction blocking, tie rods, or joints designed to prevent movement. Tie rods shall be coated with epoxy or two coats of bitumastic material equal to Inertol No. 49 Thick.
(10) Meters shall be supplied by the village and paid for by the customer. Meter pits including meter setter conforming to village specifications shall be provided and installed by the developer as part of water main construction.
(11) The subdivider shall provide the village with all required Ohio EPA approvals and pay all Ohio EPA review fees.
(Ord. 96-106, passed 3-20-1996)