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Acceptable Solution E1/AS1: Surface Water

Abbreviation
E1/AS1
Amendment
10
Version
First Edition, Amendment 10
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Information type
Acceptable Solution
Format
PDF


Description

Acceptable Solution E1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause E1 Surface Water. Building Code Clause E1 ensures that the disposal of rainwater from external surfaces and confirmation surface water cannot enter the building.

It requires buildings and site work to be constructed to protect people and other property from the adverse effects of surface water. It sets out performance requirements to ensure drainage systems are in place for the disposal of surface water using gravity where possible, and to avoid blockages and leakage.

Scope

This Acceptable Solution is limited to buildings and sitework having a catchment area of no more than 0.25 hectares and which are:

  • a) Free from a history of flooding,
  • b) Not adjacent to a watercourse, c) Not located in low lying area, and
  • d) Not located in a secondary flow path.
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Acceptable Solution E1/AS1: Surface Water

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Acceptable Solution E1/AS1: Surface Water

Description

Acceptable Solution E1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause E1 Surface Water. Building Code Clause E1 ensures that the disposal of rainwater from external surfaces and confirmation surface water cannot enter the building.

It requires buildings and site work to be constructed to protect people and other property from the adverse effects of surface water. It sets out performance requirements to ensure drainage systems are in place for the disposal of surface water using gravity where possible, and to avoid blockages and leakage.

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Acceptable Solution E1/AS1: Surface Water
Description

Acceptable Solution E1/AS1 provides a means of compliance with Building Code Clause E1 Surface Water. Building Code Clause E1 ensures that the disposal of rainwater from external surfaces and confirmation surface water cannot enter the building.

It requires buildings and site work to be constructed to protect people and other property from the adverse effects of surface water. It sets out performance requirements to ensure drainage systems are in place for the disposal of surface water using gravity where possible, and to avoid blockages and leakage.

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