Ductile Iron Pipe Installation Guides

DIPRA offers complimentary installation guides full of useful information for designers and installers of Ductile iron pipe, covering many aspects of pipeline installation, including: 

  • Receiving and handling 
  • Trenching 
  • Installing 
  • Backfilling 
  • Testing and disinfecting, and  
  • Service taps 

It also contains a listing of Ductile iron pipe standards, common conversion factors and dimensions, and weights of push-on and mechanical joint pipe. The Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe is available in English, French and Spanish versions.

The following guidelines are also available for download in PDF format: 

  • Polyethylene Encasement Installation Guide
  • Guidelines for Pressure Cleaning the Internal Diameter of Ductile Iron Pipe