Network Infrastructure - Water & Sewer

Network Infrastructure - Water & Sewer

Details of SA Water’s requirements for the design and installation of water and sewer reticulation infrastructure are provided on the following pages. The requirements apply to both new, and modifications to existing, infrastructure.

The information is relevant for Consultant Engineers and Construction Contractors engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of SA Water reticulation assets.

SA Water’s requirements are based upon the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) Codes. WSAA acknowledges there are instances where Water Authorities may have specific requirements and allows Authorities to deviate from its Code. Where SA Water does vary from the WSAA Code, details of the alternative requirement are provided in SA Water’s Supplement (to the WSAA code).

SA Water's documentation is detailed for water and sewer applications and includes:

  • The relevant WSAA Codes are available from the WSAA website,
  • The SA Water Supplements to the WSAA Code,
  • SA Water Construction Drawings,
  • Engineering Standards (Technical Standards and Guidelines),
  • Authorised Products for use with each system.

Follow the below links for detailed requirements for the relevant systems:

Authorised Products

Refer below link for information on SA Water Authorised Products and the approval process.

Authorised Products

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  • 15/11/2018
  • Water Supply On
  • 16/11/2018 03:06 AM - We are attending to an incident in Salisbury North with no interruption to the water supply. The safety of our crews and customers comes first, and we always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 06650750.
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  • Commercial Rd
  • Port Adelaide
  • 18/11/2018
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 21/11/2018 08:00 PM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 22/11/2018 06:00 AM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Port Adelaide. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.


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