GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PLUMBING
1-1 TITLE'OF THIS JOB,
PUBLIC REST ROOMS, Bl. 12,. Lot 23
July 10, 196'
1-2 Workmanship: All materials and equipment shall be installed in a neat and
first class workmanship manner. The Owner reserves the right to direct
the removal and replacement of any items which, in his opinion, do not
present an orderly and reasonably neat or workmanlike appearance, provided
such an orderly installation can be made using customary trade methods.
The removal and replacement shall be done when directed in writing by the
Owner at the contractor's own expense, and without additional expense to
1-3 Connecting the Work of Others: Before starting his work, and from time
to time as his work progresses, the contractor shall examine the work and
materials installed by others insofar as they apply to his own work and
shall notify the Owner immediately if any condition exists, which will prevent
satisfactory results in the installation of the system. "
-1-4 Drawings: It is the intent of the drawings and specifications to obtain a
complete and satisfactory installation. An attempt has been made to separate
and completely define the work of the contractor, however, such separate
divisional drawings and specifications shall not relieve the contractor or
his sub-contractors from full responsibility of compliance with the work of
his trade which may be indicated on any of the drawings or in any division
of the specifications.
The contractor should therefore carefully examine the architectural, struc-
tural and electrical drawings. The contractor will be required to furnish,
install and connect with appropriate services all items shown on any of the
drawings without additional expense to the Owner. The Owner shall be noti-
fied of any discrepancies, omissions, conflicts or interference which occur
between the drawings or between the drawings and the specifications. If such
notification is received in adequate time, additional data or changes will be
The architectural drawings take precedence over the mechanical and elec-
trical drawings with reference to building construction. The mechanical and
electrical drawings are diagrammatic but shall be followed as closely as
actual construction of the building and work of other trades will permit.
All changes from the drawings necessary to make the work of the contractor
conform with the building as constructed and to fit the work of other trades
or to the rules of the bodies having jurisdiction shall be made by the con-
tractor at his own expense.
1-5 Damage to Other Work and Personnel: The contractor shall be responsible
for proper protective measures when working overhead or in finished
areas. He shall repair, replace or touch up finished surfaces which may i
be damaged as a result of his work or operations.
1-6 Cutting, Patching and Excavation: Cutting and patching of walls, partitions,
floors, concrete, pits and chases will be done by this contractor as provided
on the drawings or as directed by the Owner. All cutting of wood or other
main structural parts must be approved by the Owner prior to commencing. .1
cutting. This contractor shall do all necessary excavation and backfilling
incidental to his work. i
1-7 Removal of Rubbish: The contractor shall at all times keep the premises
free from accumulations of waste material or rubbish caused by his employees
or work. At completion of the work he shall remove all his tools, scaffolding,
materials and rubbish from the building site. He shall leave the premises
and his work in a clean and orderly and acceptable condition.
1-8 Ordinances and Regulations: The work shall conform with all local and state
ordinances or regulations governing the installation of such equipment. If
t he work as laid out, indicated or specified is contrary to or conflicts with
local ordinances or regulations, the contractor shall report the same to
the Owner before commencing with any work. The Owner will then issue
instructions as to procedure. If the contractor fails to notify the Owner of
conflicts or omissions as noted above, all changes required to comply with,
the ordinances and regulations shall be made without additional expense to
1-9 Codes and Inspections: The work shall comply with all applicable codes,
1-10 Permits and Fees: The contractor shall obtain all necessary permits and
inspection required for his work and pay all charges incidental thereto. He
shall deliver to the Owner all certificates of inspection issued by authorities
1-11 Cleaning and Adjustments: Upon completion of work, the contractor shall
clean, oil and grease all fans, motors and other running equipment and
apparatus which he installed and make certain all such apparatus and
mechanisms are in proper working order, and ready for test.
1.;12 Guarantee and Service: In addition to the guarantee of equipment by the
manufacturer of each piece of equipment specified herein, this contractor
shall also guarantee such equipment and shall be held for a period of one
year from final acceptance test to make good any defect of material or
workmanship occurring during this period, without expense to the Owner.
The contractor is to furnish, for one year from final acceptance of the
contract, service for all portions of the system.
DIVISION 2) PLUMBING
2-1 Work included: The work specified under this division includes the
furnishing of all labor, and materials for the following:
Excavation and backfill necessary to install the work under this division.
Owner shall furnish necessary sewer and water taps.
The complete system of cold water piping.
The supplying of fixtures and their hook-up, except as noted.
2-2 General Requirements: Materials for this contract shall be new
materials free from defects. Where no specific weight or grades are
mentioned, materials shall be of a generally accepted standard weight
2-3 Pipe and Fittings, General: All piping shall be run straight, plumb and
properly graded in direction indicated on drawings. But pipe shall be
squarely cut and properly reamed to remove all constriction and burrs
before making up the joints.
In general, fittings and nipples shall be of the same materials as the pipe.
Steel or cast iron shall not be used in copper or brass lines. A
dielectric union shall be used at any connection of dissimilar metals.
Cast Iron Soil Pipe hub and spigot pattern standard weight coated with
coal tar varnish and complying with appropriate A. S. T. M. specifications.
Water Pipe: All water piping shall be Government type L, hard drawn
tubing, or galvanized steel pipe schedule 40 weight. Supply alternate
bids for both types.
Lead Pipe: All lead pipe shall be best quality of drawn pipe.
Caulking Ferrules: Caulking ferrules shall be best quality red cast brass.
Pipe Cleanouts: Pipe cleanouts in soil and waste lines shall have bodies
of standard pipe sizes and shall conform in thickness to that required
for pipe and fittings of the same metal and shall extend not less than
1/4" above the pipe hub.
Escutcheons: Escutcheons shall be chromium plated and shall have
set screws, springs or other device to hold them securely in place.
2-4 Valves: Valves are not shown in every instance on the drawings, but
whether or not, all valves and check valves necessary to the proper
operation of the system shall be furnished and installed by this
contractor in an approved manner and location. Valve off each riser
2-5 Sleeves: Sleeves of galvanized sheet metal large enough to permit pipe
to pass through easily and to maintain proper alignment and grade, shall
be provided wherever pipes pass through walls, floors, ceilings and
beams. Sleeves shall be of sufficient length to extend flush with
finished surfaces and furnished and installed in the forms as work of
this division before concrete is poured.
Chromium plated brass escutcheon plates with set screws for tightening
shall be furnished and installed on floors, ceilings, walls, and beams
where pipes pass through these sections at finished surfaces.
2-6 Fixtures: Quality. All plumbing fixtures shall be "First Quality" as
defined and set forth in Commercial Standard CS 20-26 as promulgated
by the U. S. Department of Commerce.
All cold water supplies to fixtures shall be provided with stops.
The fixture numbers and types refer to those manufactured by Kohler
of Kohler unless otherwise noted, and are used to indicate type and
quality of fixture desired. All fixtures are to be furnished in White.
Owner will furnish, plumber to rough-in for this model.
2 ea. K-5014-TA (Dexter)
2 ea. Sloan 180-YV Crown Valves
Owner will furnish.
Similar to Kohler K-4252ET.
May be inspected.
6 ea. K-2863 (Hudson)
6 ea. K-7500 (Sentry) Self-closing faucets
6 ea. K-7730 Chain Stay Bolt
6 ea. K-7732 Faucet Hold Cover
6 ea. K-7714 Lavatory Drain
6 ea. K-7606 Supply w/stop
6 ea. 9004 "P" Traps.
1 ea. Service Sink, owner will furnish
2-7 Joints and Connections: All joints and connections shall be made permanently
air and water tight. All fixture drains are to be made with lead pipe connec-
tion except those requiring screw joints. Screw joints for fixture drains
must be specially approved.
Cast Iron Soil Pipe Joints: Cast iron caulked joints shall be firmly packed
with oakum and shall be finished with pure lead not less than one inch deep,
well caulked. All joints in cast iron pipe shall be caulked joints except
where the fixture specified requires a screw joint.
Copper Pipe Joints: Joints in copper pipe shall be a sweated solder joint.
Pipe shall be cut perfectly square with end smooth. Both pipe and fittings
shall be thoroughly cleaned before assembling. Joints shall be made so that
solder ring is visable at end of fitting. Solder shall be equal to the Mueller
Brass Company No. 50-50. No acid flux shall be used.
Screw Joints: All screw joints shall be American Standard screw joints,.
with the pipe thoroughly reamed to remove all cuttings and burrs.
Lead Pipe Joints: Joints in lead pipe or between lead pipe and brass or
copper pipe, ferrules, soldering nipples, bushing or traps shall be wipe
joints with not less than 3/4 inches of lead exposed on each side of the
joint and not less than 3/8 inch thick at center. Lead to cast iron joints
shall be made by means of a brass caulking ferrule or a brass nipple.
Slip Joints and Unions: Slip joints will be permitted only in trap seals
or on the inlet side of the trap. Unions on sewer side of the trap shall be
ground faced, and shall not be concealed or enclosed.
Flashing Vents at Roof: All vent pipes passing through the roof shall be
flashed and counterflashed with 4 lb. sheet lead standard boot. Flashing
shall be not less than 20 inches on the roof. Furnish boots to roofer for
2-8 Traps and Cleanouts:
General: All traps shall be self-cleaning.
Traps Required: Each fixture shall be accurately trapped unless otherwise
specifically detailed or called for, with a water seal trap placed not more
than 18 inches from the outlet. No fixture shall be double trapped.
Pipe Cleanouts: Cleanouts full size of the pipe shall be placed at the foot
of each stack and at each change of direction of horizontal lines. Clean-
outs must be placed in horizontal tuns not to exceed fifty feet apart and
must be readily accessible.
2-9 Soil, Waste and Vent Piping:
Materials: All main or branch line soil, waste and vent pipes inside
the building shall be cast iron, lead, brass or copper. Steel
galvanized pipe will not be allowed in soil waste piping.
Soil and Waste Stacks: Soil and waste stacks shall be run as direct and
free from bends as possible. Soil stacks shall run through the roof and
shall terminate approximately 8 inches above the roof.
Vents: Every trap shall be protected against syphonage and back
'pressure, and air circulation assured by means of a soil or waste
stack vent, a continuous soil or waste vent, or a loop or circuit vent.
No crown vent shall be installed.
Vent Pipes Shall Grade To Connections: All vent and branch vent
pipes shall be free from drop and sags and shall be graded and connected
so as to drip back to the soil or waste by gravity. Where vent pipes
connect to the horizontal soil or waste pipe, the vent shall be taken off
above the center line of the pipe and shall rise to a point at least 6 inches
above the fixture it is venting before off-setting horizontally or connection
to the branch main waste or soil vent.
Soil piping shall be set low enough to allow a 12' addition to the rear at
a later date.
2-10 Water Supply: Shall be from City Water Main at property line. Water
supply shall be valved immediately after the take off "tee".
Piping: Minimum pipe size for one fixture take off shall be not less
than 1/2". All laterals and risers may not be shown adequately on
plans, however, the intent is to adequately supply water to each fixture.
Lawn Faucets: Where shown on the plans, provide rough nickel plate
faucet, compression with Tee handle, solid flange, femal connection,
3/4 inch male threaded hose end. Maximum 2 required.
2-11 Guarantee: Furnish a written guarantee that materials and equipment
installed under this contract will be free of defects of material and
workmanship for a period of one year from date of final acceptance and
that such defective equipment will be promptly repaired and replaced
at no additional expense to the Owner.
JOB NAME: PUBLIC REST ROOMS, Bl. 12, Lot 23
DATE: July 10, 1969