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BS 8000-15:1990

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Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for hot and cold water services (domestic scale)

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-01-2014

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-05-1990

Foreword
Section 1. General
1.1 Scope
1.2 References
1.3 Definitions
Section 2. Materials, handling and preparation
2.1 Checking, handling and site storage of materials
      and components
2.2 Preparation of work, materials and components
Section 3. Installation
3.1 General safety
3.2 Jointing, cutting and bending pipes
3.3 Connections between different materials
3.4 Jointing pipes to cisterns and tanks
3.5 Below ground piping
3.6 Above ground piping
3.7 Accessibility of pipes and fittings
Section 4. Inspection, testing and cleansing
4.1 General
4.2 Inspection
4.3 Leakage testing
4.4 Testing of below ground pipelines
4.5 Testing of installations within buildings
4.6 Back-siphonage
4.7 Before commissioning
Tables
1. Jointing of copper or stainless steel tube systems
2. Maximum spacing of fixings for internal piping
Figures
1. Directions of thrusts developed in a pipeline due
     to internal pressure
2. Recommended positions of notches and holes in timber
     beams and joists
3. Typical examples of pipes entering buildings
4. Accessibility of pipes
5. Recommended clear space above storage cisterns
Index
List of references

Recommendations on basic workmanship. Common Arrangement of Work Section (CAWS) classification S12.

Committee
B/504/2
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 85/10629 DC (03/2002) Also available as part of BS KIT 11 (10/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, October 2012. (09/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
28
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

This Part of BS 8000 gives recommendations on basic workmanship and covers those tasks which are frequently carried out in relation to hot and cold water services (domestic scale).

For design aspects of hot and cold water services, reference should be made to BS 6700.

NOTE This code of practice includes supplementary elements in the form of commentaries to assist in its use and understanding. Compliance with the commentaries is not necessary in order to be able to claim conformity with the standard.

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BS 8000-7:1990 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for glazing
BS 5502-75:1993 Buildings and structures for agriculture Code of practice for the design and construction of forage stores
11/30228295 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
BS 8558:2015 Guide to the design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages. Complementary guidance to BS EN 806
BS 8000-12:1989 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for decorative wallcoverings and painting
BS 8000-3:1989 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for masonry
BS 6465-3:2006 Sanitary installations Code of practice for the selection, installation and maintenance of sanitary and associated appliances
BS 5918:2015 Solar heating systems for domestic hot water. Code of practice for design and installation
BS 8000-10:1995 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for plastering and rendering
BS 6700(2006) : 2006 DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - SPECIFICATION
BS 8000-11.2:1990 Workmanship on building sites. Code of practice for wall and floor tiling Natural stone tiles
BS 8000-2.1:1990 Workmanship on building sites. Code of practice for concrete work Mixing and transporting concrete
BS 8558:2011 Guide to the design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages. Complementary guidance to BS EN 806
BS 8000-5:1990 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for carpentry, joinery and general fixings
15/30299694 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806

BS 5493:1977 Code of practice for protective coating of iron and steel structures against corrosion
BS 5834-1:1985 Surface boxes, guards and underground chambers for gas and waterworks purposes Specification for guards, including foundation units
BS 6700:1997 Specification for design, installation, testing and maintenance of services supplying water for domestic use within buildings and their curtilages
BS 6730:1986 Specification for black polyethylene pipes up to nominal size 63 for above ground use for cold potable water
BS 2871-1:1971 Specification for copper and copper alloys. Tubes Copper tubes for water, gas and sanitation
BS 5834-3:1985 Surface boxes, guards and underground chambers for gas and waterworks purposes Specification for large surface boxes
BS 4346-1:1969 Joints and fittings for use with unplasticized PVC pressure pipes Injection moulded unplasticized PVC fittings for solvent welding for use with pressure pipes, including potable water supply
BS 1387:1985 Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads
BS 3198:1981 Specification for copper hot water storage combination units for domestic purposes
BS 5556:1978 Specification for general requirements for dimensions and pressure ratings for pipe of thermoplastics materials (metric series)
BS 8000-1:1989 Workmanship on building sites Code of practice for excavation and filling
BS 5834-2:1983 Surface boxes, guards and underground chambers for gas and waterworks purposes Specification for small surface boxes
BS 1211:1958 Specification for centrifugally cast (spun) iron pressure pipes for water, gas and sewage

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