Specifications, Manuals, and Regulations

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Engineering criteria for stormwater management, low impact development, water and sanitary sewer systems, Standard Details, and construction are developed and revised by City of Waco multi-departmental interdisciplinary teams with input from personnel in all the phases of “The Circle of Life of Civil Infrastructure Systems” including Developers, local Engineers, local Suppliers, and local Contractors consistent with the Public Works Department's mission, "to provide and maintain reliable and cost-effective infrastructure that ensures customer satisfaction and the long-term best interest of the community." In developing of these criteria Consideration is given to geomorphology, geology, local and regional material sources including engineering material properties in addition to federal and state requirements and City Code of Ordinances in these processes.

Suggestions for revisions to current Standard Details and Engineering Specifications will be considered by the Multi-departmental Interdisciplinary Team. Please send via email to Thomas Dahl. Questions can be directed to (254) 750-6622.

2024 Schedule for New Special Provisions to the Standard Specifications for Construction (PDF, 33KB)

Draft Special Provision to the Standard Specifications for Construction for Review and Comment(PDF, 175KB) and Summary of Draft Special Provision to the Standard Specifications for Construction(PDF, 89KB) have been posted for your review. Comments on constructability and feasibility may be sent through April 2nd to Thomas Dahl. Please note that external review comments received and responses(PDF, 61KB) prepared by the Special Provisions to the Standard Specifications for Construction Multi-departmental Interdisciplinary Team will be periodically posted.

External review comments received(PDF, 91KB) October 30th through December 1st deadline for the December 15th publication and any responses prepared by the Special Provisions to the Standard Specifications for Construction Multi-departmental Interdisciplinary Team.

Summary of Most Recent Special Provisions to the Standard Specifications for Construction(PDF, 105KB)

Standard Specifications for Construction(PDF, 3MB)

Special Provisions to the Standard Specifications
for Construction

Stormwater Management Regulations(PDF, 27KB)

Storm Drainage Design Manual(PDF, 5MB)

Waco Low Impact Development (LID) Guidance Manual(PDF, 6MB)

Final Draft Water & Sanitary Sewer Design Manual

Current Approved and Proposed Uses of Recycled Concrete in Construction in the City Right-of-Way(PDF, 155KB)

*As-Built Drawings - (available upon request)

For more information call (254) 750-5440.