General requirements for components used in drains and sewers

2022 Edition

Published by British Standards Institution, 05/31/2022


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BS EN 476, 2022 Edition – General requirements for components used in drains and sewers

BS 476 specifies general requirements to be respected in product standards for components such as pipes, fittings, inspection chambers and manholes with their respective joints intended for use in drains and sewers inside and outside buildings which operate as gravity systems allowing for a maximum pressure of 40 kPa.

It also specifies general requirements for components used in hydraulically and pneumatically pressurized pipes, drains and sewers.

NOTE 1 Where the term “inside buildings” is used in the context of components fixed inside buildings, it also includes pipes and fittings fixed on external surfaces of buildings.

NOTE 2 This document is not a product standard and therefore not intended for the direct evaluation of products.

BS 476 covers components to be used in conveying in a satisfactory manner:

— domestic wastewater;

— rainwater and surface water;

— other wastewater acceptable for discharge into the system.

This document is applicable to components of circular and other cross sections.

This document is equally applicable to components which are factory-made and to those constructed on site, where applicable.

NOTE 3 This document does not apply to components used for trenchless construction according to EN 14457 and for components used for renovation of drains and sewers according to EN 13380.

This document does not supersede the functional requirements of a complete system as defined in EN 752.

General Product Information:

Revision 2022 Edition
Document Type PDF
Document Language English
ISBN 978 0 539 22744 4
Pages 34
Publisher British Standards Institution (BSI)
Status Current
Purchase Note All current amendments available at time of purchase are included with the purchase of this document.


Cross References

BS EN 124-3:2015

BS EN 13501-1:2018 – TC

BS EN 13823:2020+A1:2022

BS EN 16000:2010

BS EN 681-1:1996

BS EN 681-2:2000

BS EN 681-3:2000

BS EN 681-4:2000

BS EN ISO 11925-2:2020-TC

BS EN ISO 9967:2016 – TC

BS EN ISO 9969:2016 – TC

BS ISO 48-2:2018 – TC

BS EN 12056-2:2000

BS EN 13380:2001

BS EN 14457:2004

BS EN 14801:2006

BS EN 16323:2014

BS EN 682:2002

BS EN 752:2017

BS EN 805:2000