Designing water systems
This information will help those designing a project, including water system infrastructure projects.
The Water District works with developers, contractors and other public agencies to ensure water systems and facilities are constructed to comply with district standards.
CAD and design detail standards
Our CAD and design detail standards outline the Water District’s requirements for contract drawings.
The Water District requires that all contract drawings adhere to specifications set forth in the CAD and Design Detail Standards document.
Standards book with drawings and details
Standards book by section
- Introduction and Submittals
- Layer Format
- Plotter and Linetypes
- Revision - Addendum Standard
- File Nomenclature
- Introduction and Submittals Continued
- Text Formats
- Master Layer Lists
- Reference Identification
- Pot Hole Standard
For more information regarding the Water District's CAD Standards, call 702-875-7041.
Uniform design and construction standards (UDACS)
Uniform design and construction standards for potable water systems are provided as a standard for all modifications to and extensions of the Water District distribution system.
Uniform Design and Construction Standards - Third Edition 2010
- Entire UDACS document
- Cover and Table of Contents
- Section 1 - General Requirements
- Section 2 - Uniform Design Standards
- Section 3 - Uniform Construction Standards
- Section 4 - Tables and References
- Section 5 - Standard Plates
- Section 6 - Agency Addenda
This document was developed and adopted jointly with the Big Bend Water District, City of Boulder City, City of Henderson and City of North Las Vegas.
For more information regarding the UDACS, contact any of the participating agencies listed above, or contact the Water District Engineering Services Division at 702-822-8518.