ASTM WK35542

    Work Item: ASTM WK35542 - Revision of C1227 - 10a Standard Specification for Precast Concrete Septic Tanks

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    Active Standard: C1227 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: C27.30 | Committee C27 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    . Proposed change to C-1227 Add New Section: Section 6.1.4. The structural design of tanks will consider buoyancy effects, if applicable, and proportion the structure to assure an adequate flotation safety factor. The remainder of Section 6.1. to be renumbered to accommodate the addition of the new section. Rationale: Language is being added to address potential buoyancy issues that could impact tanks installed in areas with high water table. The proposed new section comes directly from ASTM C890 Section 8.2.


    anaerobic digestion; on-site wastewater treatment; sanitary waste; septic tank; sewer; sewer treatment; Concrete construction materials/applications--specifications; Concrete pipe--specifications; Concrete tanks; Precast concrete products--specifications; Septic tank systems--specifications ;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Howard Wingert


    C27 (12-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as C1227-2013 and Pending Publication