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CONNECTION NOTE: <br />For connections to existing water mains, all wet tap connections to existing pipelines, whether for mainline extension or service laterals, shall be performed by the district. The contractor <br /> shall furnish the tapping sleeve or tee, valves and all other materials as called for in the Water Agencies’ Standards,, Standard Specifications section, in accordance <br /> with the approved materials list. The contractor shall provide all equipment, labor and traffic control required for the excavation and installation of the connection including but <br /> not limited to excavation by hand or machine, pouring of thrust and anchor blocks, installation of gate casing, painting and wrapping of fittings, backfill and compaction of trench <br /> area and pavement replacement. <br /> <br /> <br />CONNECT TO EXISTING LATERAL: <br />Contractor to remove existing end cap, thrust block and temporary blow off. Contractor to connect to existing lateral using a minimum pipe length of 60 inches. <br /> <br />CONNECT TO EXISTING STUB: <br />Contractor shall excavate, remove thrust block and end cap, make connection to existing stub, and backfill. Approximate thrust restraints shall be installed on each connection between <br /> pipes of different materials or different outside diameters.