City of Lawrence Municipal Services and Operations is responsible for review, comment, and acceptance of construction plans for all water and sewer lines. Engineers and contractors must comply with the following documents through the design and construction process, as well as those required by other City Departments:


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Technical Specifications

  • Water (PDF, 171K)
  • Sewer (PDF, 201K)
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Design Criteria

Standard Details

PLEASE NOTE: Technical specifications, design criteria and standard details have been updated. A summary of those changes can be reviewed in the City of Lawrence Department of Utilities Annual Review of Construction Material Specifications, Design Criteria and Standard Details (PDF).

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