Philadelphia Water Department

Additional Resources

INCENTIVES

Street Right-of-Way (ROW) Incentive: Submission & Review Process
Green Roof Density Bonus (Updated 11/13/2018)
Green Roof Tax Credit

WATER SERVICE

Cross Connection Control Manual
Cross Connection Policy Manual
PWD Application for Private Water Main Operation
PWD Approved Backflow Prevention Devices – October 2006
PWD Approved Backflow Prevention Technicians
PWD Approved Backflow Prevention Technicians for Fire Sprinkler Systems
Water Main Standard Details and Corrosion Control Specifications (1985)

SEWAGE FACILITIES

Act 537: PA DEP Sewage Facilities Planning Module
PWD Application for Private Sanitary Facilities O&M and Oversight Agreement
PWD Application for Private Sewer O&M and Oversight Agreement
Sewer Connection and Repair Manual
Standard Details and Standard Specifications for Sewers

PRIVATE COST

Private Cost Manual
PWD Water & Sewer Design Manual
Sample Developers Agreement – Sewer and Water Improvements

GREEN STORMWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND DESIGN

GSI Planning & Design
Green Streets Design Manual
Green Inlet Sample Plan Sheet
Green Inlet Sample Plan Sheet with Street Crossing
Green Inlet Details Sheets 1-9
Green Inlet Details Sheets 10-18

STORMWATER BILLING AND INCENTIVES

Stormwater Retrofit Manual
Retrofit Operation and Maintenance Manual
Credits and Appeals Manual

WATER METER INSTALLATION STANDARDS

PWD Water Meter Installation Standards

MISCELLANEOUS REFERENCE MATERIALS

FORM 79-770 – Backflow Prevention Assembly Test and Maintenance Record
FORM CP-100 – Backflow Prevention Assembly Installation Permit Application
FORM CU-100 – Facility Update on Backflow Prevention
PA DEP Guide to Permits for Land Development
PWD Water Transport Records Unit - Drainage Plan Review Example Plot Plan
PWD Water Transport Records Unit - Drainage Plan Review Procedure
The City of Philadelphia Plumbing Code
A Guide to Stormwater Management on School Campuses
Transforming Philadelphia's Schoolyards
Rain Check