TOPSFIELD WATER DEPARTMENT
Standard Procedures For The Installation Of Water Service Lines
The Property Owner shall be held responsible for insuring that the following procedures and
requirements are observed:
- No connections shall be made to the Town’s water mains, services, or hydrants without the permission of the Water Department.
- All new homes require an occupancy permit signed by various departments of theTown. No occupancy permit shall be issued without the approval of the Water Superintendent to insure that all Water Department rules and regulations have been complied with.
- All fittings for copper pipe shall be of the compression or flared type. All fittings for plastic pipe shall be of the compression type only. All valves shall open left (counterclockwise). All fittings and valves shall be approved by the Water Superintendent prior to their installation.
- The following instructions as to methods and materials for the furnishing and installation of service lines from water mains to house connections are hereby issued as a guide to and a requirement for all individuals and private contractors engaged in this type of work and shall be followed unless otherwise approved by the Superintendent.