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Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods For New Zealand Building Code Clause G13 Foul water

All content related to G13 Foul water

2nd edition, amendment 6

Current version: Effective from 1 January 2017

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

Five referenced Standards are updated to the latest versions and consequential changes are made to G13/AS1, G13/AS2 and G13/AS3. Minor changes are made in G13/AS1 relating to air admittance valves.

Cited content in this document can be found on the Building CodeHub website.

2nd edition, amendment 5

Effective from 14 February 2014 to 30 May 2017

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

All of the Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods relating to G13 are contained in one document.

  • G13/VM1 provides a verification method for sanitary plumbing.
  • G13/AS1 gives a means of complying for some above-ground non-pressure sanitary plumbing (water traps, discharge pipes, discharge stacks, venting, watertightness test methods).
  • G13/VM2 provides a verification method for drainage.
  • G13/AS2 gives a means of complying for some below-ground non-pressure foul water drains (drainage materials, design, ventilation, installation, watertightness test methods). 
  • G13/AS3 gives a design solution using AS/NZS 3500.2 and a solution using PVC-U pipes and fittings.
  • G13/VM4 gives a verification method for on-site foul water disposal. 

2nd edition, amendment 4

Effective from 10 October 2011 to 14 August 2014

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

2nd edition, amendment 3

Effective from 30 September 2010 to 10 October 2011

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

2nd edition, amendment 2

Effective from 21 June 2007 to 30 September 2010

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

2nd edition, unamended

Effective from 1 October 2001 to 23 June 2007

 

Acceptable Solutions and Verification Methods (AS and VMs) were called compliance documents. Some still have the “compliance document” title but the AS or VMs they contain are valid and unaffected by the name change.

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