Instructions for providers
Do you need to acquire easements and/or land on Sydney Water's behalf for infrastructure purposes?
The following documents outline:
- when an easement or land is required
- requirements and conditions
- how to progress the acquisition.
Minimum easement widths
Water main easements - below or above ground works
Community Title subdivisions - Location of water mains and easement layout
Conventional subdivisions with private access
Providers must follow these instructions when defining, designing and constructing water and wastewater infrastructure.
- Constructors - major works
- Constructors - minor works (wastewater)
- Designers - major works
- Field testers
- Service protection reporters
- Under Pressure Cut-In Connection (UPCIC) - constructors
- Water servicing coordinators - major works
- Water servicing coordinators - minor works (wastewater).
These documents are used with the instructions:
- Addressing a non-case CAR
- Changes to disinfection for new water mains
- Confined space safety
- Fitness & aptitude for working In confined spaces
- Generic asset hazards - at point of connection
- Pipe sizing and grading tables
- Procedure for capping, swabbing, flushing and testing new water mains
- Risk assessment In design
- Section 73 plan requirements.
These documents were presented to providers at our Electrical Safety Awareness seminar in March 2012. They help you work safely near electricity.
- Example: Work on main to meter with electrical safety measures in place (CDCM0031 SWMS21 - 2011)
- Example: Work on watermains with electrical safety measures in place (CDCM0037 SWMS22A - 2011)
- Presentation: Electrical safety awareness seminar - March 2012
- Presentation: Electrical safety on metallic water pipes - Developer Works Inspection team
- Email links: Electrical safety for plumbers (2012)
- Example: Sydney Water electrical safety folder for supervisors