Work Item
ASTM WK78615

New Specification for Thermoplastic Crate Systems for Stormwater Retention and Detention Systems

1. Scope

The development of specifications for plastic pipe, fittings, and appurtenances; practices for joining and installing plastic pipes; test methods; terminology, systems and services specific to plastic piping systems and the stimulation of related research.
The work of the Committee may include the consideration of composite piping systems, and components which are partially plastic.
The work of the Committee will be coordinated with ASTM Committee and other organizations having mutual interests.


Pavement flooding; zero net runoff; onsite storage; flood mitigation; hydrograph routing.


There are currently no international standards that cover these products yet they are currently being produced and marketed in many countries based on either local municipal approvals or company literature/designs.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F17.65

Committee: F17

Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-18-2021

Technical Contact: John Kurdziel

Item: 000