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Water Guidelines and Construction Specifications

This section contains the most recent versions of technical guidelines and specifications, for use by the development industry.

Throughout the year bulletins are often issued to address and update items contained within these guidelines and specifications.

To find water development approval submission information, including bulletins, resources, guides and templates, visit Water Development Resources.

To find a full list of City of Calgary planning and development resources, policies and guides, visit the Planning and Development Resource Library.

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Title Date

May 2020

Capital project construction signs


Title Date

2018-01-01

Standard specifications for water construction


Title Date

May 2020 to present

2015-03-25

2021-03-04

Standard specifications for stormwater


Title Date

2011

2018

Standard specifications for sewer construction


Design guidelines for subdivision servicing


Title Date

2014

2015-05-20

2015-04-01

Design guidelines for Development Site Servicing Plans (DSSP)


Title Date

2018-05-01

2018-05-01

2018-05-01

2018-05-01

Geotechnical Guidelines for Land Development Applications


Guidelines for erosion and sediment control


Title Date

2017

2011-12-01 to present

2011-12-01 to present

2011-12-01 to present