Engineering Standards

City of Whitehorse Servicing Standards Manual (SSM)

REVISED NOVEMBER 2020

Front End

Sub-Sections

Section 1.1 Definitions – Last update November 2020

Section 1.2  Plan Approval – Last update November 2020

Section 1.3 Construction – Last update November 2020

Section 1.4 Construction Completion Certificate – Last update November 2020

Section 1.5 Final Acceptance Certificate – Last update November 2020

Section 1.6 Closeout Submittals – Last update November 2020

Appendix

Appendix 1A – Sample Street Occupancy – Last update January 2021

Appendix 1B – Sample Construction Completion Certificate – Last update November 2020

Appendix 1C – Sample Final Acceptance Certificate – Last update November 2020

Appendix 1D – Construction Completion and Final Acceptance Guidelines – Last update November 2020

Appendix 1E – Service Sheets – Last update November 2020

Appendix 1F – Valve Sheets – Last update November 2020

Appendix 1G – Hydrant Report Sheets – Last update November 2020

Appendix IH – Water Main Testing Procedures and Form

Appendix 1J – Water, Sewer, Storm Install Application

Appendix IK – As-Built Data Acquisition

Sub-Sections

Section 2.1 – General Conditions – Last update November 2020

Section 2.2 – Preparation of Engineering Drawings – Last update November 2020

Section 2.3 – Water Distribution System – Last update November 2020

Section 2.4 – Sanitary Sewer System – Last update November 2020

Section 2.5 – Storm Drains – Last update November 2020

Section 2.6 – Sewer and Water Service Connections – Last update November 2020

Section 2.7 – Roads – Last update November 2020

Section 2.8 – Landscaping – Last update November 2020

Section 2.9 – Lift Stations – Last update November 2020

Section 2.10 – Street Lighting – Last update November 2020

 Appendix

Appendix 2A – SCADA Standards– Last update November 2020

Appendix 2B – AutoCAD Symbols Legend – Last update November 2020

Sections

Section 3.1 – Clearing – Last update November 2020

Section 3.2 – Grubbing and Stripping – Last update November 2020

Section 3.3 – Culverts – Last update November 2020

Section 3.4 – Trenching and Backfilling – Last update November 2020

Section 3.5 -Watermains – Last update October 2021

Section 3.6 – Forcemains – Last update November 2020

Section 3.7 – Storm and Sanitary Sewer Mains – Last update December 2020

Section 3.8 – Water Service Connections – Last update October 2021

Section 3.9 – Sewer Service Connections – Last update November 2020

Section 3.10 – Adjustment of Appurtenances – Last update November 2020

Section 3.11 – Subgrade Preparation – Last update November 2020

Section 3.12 – Granular Base Course – Last update November 2020

Section 3.13 – Granular Sub-base – Last update November 2020

Section 3.14 – Granular Surface Works – Last update November 2020

Section 3.15 – Curb, Gutter, Sidewalks and Interlocking Block Pavers – Last update November 2020

Section 3.16 – Permanent Linemarking – Last update November 2020

Section 3.17 – Hot Mix Asphalt – Last update November 2020

Section 3.18 – Warm Mix Asphalt – Last update November 2020

Section 3.19 – Prime Coat and Tack Coats – Last update November 2020

Section 3.20 – Seal Coats and Fog Coats – Last update November 2020

Section 3.21 – Traffic Control and Street Identification Signs – Last update November 2020

Section 3.22 – Landscaping – Last update November 2020

Section 3.23 – Supply and Delivery Asphalt Emulsion – Last update November 2020

Section 3.24 – Bituminous Surface Treatment Single Application – Last update November 2020

Section 3.25 – Material Specifications for Bituminous Surface Treatment Aggregate – Last update November 2020

Section 3.26 – Minimum Test Frequency – Last update November 2020

Drawings

A1.0– Trench Widths – Last update January 2007

A1.1– Pipe Bedding Details – Last update January 2007

A2.0 Standard On-Line Hydrant Detail – Last update January 2020

A2.1– Standard Valve Installation – Last update January 2015

A2.2 Reaction Block Details – Last update October 2020

A2.3 Typical Water & Sewer Line Crossing – Last update January 2007

A2.4 Bollard Detail – Last update January 2007

A3.0 Standard Frames & Covers for Catch Basins & CB Manholes – Last update January 2020

A3.1 Standard Frames & Covers for Manholes & Catch Basins – Last update January 2020

A3.1a Floating Manhole Cover Installation – Last update December 2010

A3.2 -Circular Top Catch Basin – Last update January 2007

A3.3 – Typical Catch Basin Installation Detail for 150mm & 200mm Barrier Curb – Last update January 2020

A3.4 – Typical Catch Basin Installation Detail for Rolled Curb – Last update January 2020

A4.0 – Typical Manhole Detail – Last update October 2020

A4.1 – Manhole Frost Lid Detail – Last update November 2020

A4.2 – Drop Manhole Detail – Last update October 2020

A4.3 – Catch Basin Manhole – Last update October 2020

A4.4 – Exfiltration Pit – Last update January 2020

A4.5 – Rolled Curb Precast Catch Basin with Sump – Last update October 2020

A4.6 – Barrier Curb Precast Catch Basin with Sump – Last update October 2020

A4.7 – Forcemain Clean-Out – Last update October 2020

A4.8– Water Meter Chamber with Supply and Return Mains – Last update April 2022

A4.9 – Water Meter Chamber wit Supply Main – Last update April 2022

A4.10 – Water Meter Chamber wit Return Main – Last update April 2022

A5.0 – Special Fitting (Forcemain) Detail – Last update January 2007

A5.1 – Clean-Out Detail – Last update January 2020

A 6.0 – Insulated Water Service Connection – Last update October 2021

A6.0a – Water Service Connection in Asphalt Roadways – Last update October 2021

A6.1 – Sanitary Sewer Service (Uninsulated) – Last update January 2007

A6.2 – Sanitary Sewer Service Connection Riser – Last update January 2007

A6.3 – Single and Double Service Layout – Last update May, 2022

A6.4 – Sanitary Service Connection to Manhole – Last update January 2007

A6.5 – Manhole Bleeder Detail – Last update February 2009

A6.6 – Double Check Valve – Last update November 2014

A7.0 -Underground Service Crossing of Cable Trench Details – Last update January 2007

A8.1 – Water Servicing Requirements- Last update January 2013

B1.0 – Rolled Curb & Reverse Gutter – Last update January 2015

B1.1 – Barrier Curb & Reverse Gutter with 150mm Curb Face – Last update January 2015

B1.2 – Barrier Curb & Reverse Gutter with 200mm Curb Face – Last update January 2015

B2.0 – Rolled Curb & Gutter Crossing Details – Last update January 2015

B2.1 – 150MM Barrier Curb & Gutter & Crossing Details – Last update January 2015

B2.2– 200mm Barrier Curb & Gutter & Crossing Details – Last update January 2015

B3.0 – Monolithic Curb, Gutter & Sidewalk Rolled Curb – Last update January 2015

B3.1 – Monolithic Curb, Gutter & Sidewalk 150mm Barrier Curb – Last update January 2015

B3.2 – Monolithic Curb, Gutter & Sidewalk 200mm Barrier Curb – Last update January 2015

B4.0 – Rolled Monolithic Crossing Details – Last update January 2007

B4.1 – 150mm Barrier Monolithic Crossing Details – Last update May 2009

B4.2– 200mm Barrier Monolithic Crossing Details – Last update January 2007

B4.3 – 200mm Barrier Monolithic Crossing Details Commercial Right In – Right Out Crossing – Last update June 2007

B5.0 – 150mm Concrete Swale Plan & Section – Last update January 2007

B6.0 – Sidewalk Ramp Locations – Last update January 2007

B6.1 – Wheelchair/Bike Ramp Details – Last update October 2020

B6.1a – Wheelchair/Bike Ramp Details – Last update June 2015

B7.0 – Centre Median Construction on Existing Asphalt – Last update January 2007

B8.0 – Separate Sidewalk Details – Last update January 2007

B8.1 – Location of Transit Zone – Last update January 2007

B8.2 – Transit Shelter Pad – Mono Walk – Last update January 2007

B8.3 – Transit Zone Pad – Boulevard Walk – Last update January 2007

C1.0 – 9m Urban Residential Street Section with Mono Sidewalk – Last update January 2020

C2.0 – 11.5m Urban Minor Collector Street Section with Mono Sidewalk – Last update January 2007

C2.1 – 11.5m Urban Minor Collector Street Section with Sidewalk – Last update January 2020

C3.0 – 15m Urban Major Collector Street Section with Sidewalk – Last update January 2007

C4.0 – 10m Urban Industrial Local Street Section – Last update January 2020

C5.0 – 12.5m Urban Industrial Collector Street Section – Last update January 2007

C6.0 – 8m Rural Local Street Section 25m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C6.1 – 8m Rural Local Street Section 30m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C7.0 – 9m Rural Collector Street Section 25m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C7.1 – 9m Rural Collector Street Section 30m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C-8.0 – 9m Rural Industrial Street Section 25m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C-9.0 – 10m Rural Industrial Collector Street Section 30m Right of Way – Last update January 2020

C10.0 – Appurtenances Paving Details – Last update January 2020

C11.0 – Rural Local Access – Last update January 2020

C12.0 – 45 º & Parallel Parking – Last updated January 2020

C13.0 – 6m Paved Lane – Last update September 2020

D1.0 – Rainfall Intensity Duration Data – Whitehorse, Yukon – Last update January 2020

D2.0 – Typical Urban Lot Drainage Type ‘A’ Rear to Front Drainage Less than 6% Overall Lot Slope – Last update January 2020

D2.1 – Typical Urban Lot Drainage Type ‘B’ Rear to Front Drainage Greater than 6% Overall Lot Slope – Last update January 2020

D2.2 – Typical Urban Lot Drainage Type ‘D’ Standard Split Drainage Less than 6% Overall Lot Slope – Last update January 2020

D2.3 – Typical Urban Lot Drainage Type ‘W’ Steep Split Drainage Great than 6% Overall Lot Slope – Last update January 2020

D3.0 – Typical Ditch Block – Last update January 2007

D3.1 – Typical Culvert Installation with Rip Rap End Treatment – Last update October 2020

D3.2 – Typical Culvert Installation with Flared End Treatment – Last update October 2020

E1.0 – Barrier Post – Last update January 2007

E1.1 – Emergency Knock Down Post – Last update January 2007

E1.2 – Typical Guide Rail Details for High Speed Traffic Installations – Last update January 2007

E1.3 – Typical Guide Rail Details for Barriers & Low Speed Traffic Installations – Last update January 2007

E1.4 – Typical Swing Gate Detail – Last update July 2019

E2.0 – Project Sign – Last update January 2007

E2.1 – Typical Sign Installation & Break Away Detail – Last update January 2007

E3.0 – Chain Link Fence Frame Detail – Last update January 2007

E3.1 – Chain Link Fence Gate Detail – Last update January 2007

E3.2 – Chain Link Double Gate Detail – Last update January 2007

F1.0 – Type F2, L2 and S2 Concrete Bases  – Last updated June 2019

F1.1 – Type F2, L2 and S2 Concrete Bases  – Last updated June 2019

As revisions are made to the City of Whitehorse Engineering Standards Page and related content, notifications will be posted on this page.

Amendment Notice 001 – Pipe Insulation Requirements – June 2, 2017

Amendment Notice 2017_AN_SSM_001 is intended to inform stakeholders of revised requirements for installation of insulated pipes for watermains, sanitary sewer mains and services.

Amendment Notice 002 – Watermain Testing Form and Procedures – June 28, 2017

Amendment Notice 2017_AN_SSM_002 is intended to inform stakeholders of the availability of a standardized Watermain Testing Form and Watermain Testing and Commissioning Procedures document.

Amendment Notice 003 – Sanitary Mains and Services Pressure Classes for PVC Pipe – May 11, 2018

Amendment Notice 2017_AN_SSM_003 is intended to inform stakeholders of revised requirements for PVC pressure pipe ratings and related reference standards in relation to Sanitary Mains and Services.

Amendment Notice 004 – Servicing Standards Manual – Current Standard Details

Amendment Notice 2017_AN_SSM_004 is intended to remind stakeholders that all sections of the Servicing Standards Manual are available on the City of Whitehorse Engineering Services webpage including the current Standard Details, many of which have been updated since 2007.

Amendment Notice 005 – Sanitary Services – Interim Approval for use of Alternate Material

Amendment Notice 2021_AN_SSM_005 is intended to inform stakeholders of interim approval of an alternate material for Sanitary Services.

Amendment Notice 006 – Revision to accepted water meters

Amendment Notice 2022_AN_SSM_006 is intended to inform stakeholders of a change to water meters accepted by the City of Whitehorse.

Amendment Notice 007 – Adoption of revised fire underwriters survey document ‘Water Supply for Public Fire Protection – 2020’

Amendment Notice 2022_AN_SSM_007 is intended to inform stakeholders that the City has adopted the recently published revision of the Fire Underwriters Survey document ‘Water Supply for Public Fire Protection – 2020’ for reviewing all fire flow calculations for applicable private development within the City.

The Engineering Services Department is responsible for reviewing and updating the Service Standards Manual at least every two years. Requested changes are reviewed, prioritized, and addressed during the biennial review. If a revision requires an immediate update an Amendment Notice will be posted.

Fill out the Revision Request Form and notify us of content you think needs revising.

To aid in the production of consistent and graphically standardized Engineering Drawings in AutoCAD, the City of Whitehorse has developed a template file and colour dependent plot style table.

Files for Production of Engineering Drawings

AutoCAD Template File

Download the City of Whitehorse template file  – City of Whitehorse R4.DWT (updated Oct.10. 2017) to access standard layers, symbols, titleblocks and drawing settings.

Color-dependent Plot Style Table

Download the City of Whitehorse colour dependant plot style table file – COW_Mono.ctb to print drawings to required graphical standard.