Register December 2015 No. 720
Chapter SPS 325
PLUMBING
SPS 325.01   Plumbing.
SPS 325.02   Sanitation facilities and devices.
Ch. SPS 325 Note Note: Chapter Ind 25 was renumbered to be chapter ILHR 25, Register, February, 1985, No. 350, eff. 3-1-85; ch. ILHR 25 as it existed on February 29, 1992, was repealed and a new chapter ILHR 25 was created effective March 1, 1992. Chapter ILHR 25 was renumbered to be chapter Comm 25 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99. Chapter Comm 25 was renumbered chapter SPS 325 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 325.01 SPS 325.01 Plumbing.
SPS 325.01(1)(1) General. The design, construction, and installation of plumbing shall comply with the requirements of the Wisconsin Plumbing Code, chs. SPS 382 to 387, except as provided in this section.
SPS 325.01(2) (2)Tankless water heaters.
SPS 325.01(2)(a)(a) The minimum flow rate of a tankless type water heater may be obtained by multiplying 0.65 by the calculated hot water gallons per minute demand, as determined by SPS 382 Tables 382.40–1b and 382.40–3, provided the heater will achieve a water temperature of 110° F at the terminal fitting or faucet.
SPS 325.01(2)(b) (b) The sizing method in par. (a) may not be used for sizing a water heater serving a high-flow fixture, a hose bibb, a hydrant, or a fixture that is required to have a supply line with a diameter larger than one-half inch.
SPS 325.01(2)(c) (c) For the purposes of this subsection, “high-flow fixture" means a fixture with a flow rate of more than 4 gallons per minute, at 80 pounds per square inch, and a water velocity not exceeding 8 feet per second.
SPS 325.01(3) (3)Local waste piping. A trap may be omitted in local waste piping having a length of up to 20 feet.
SPS 325.01(4) (4)Floor drains for garages.
SPS 325.01(4)(a)(a) A trap may be omitted for a garage-floor drain that discharges to the ground surface.
SPS 325.01(4)(b) (b) The sediment trap for a garage-floor drain shall be removable.
SPS 325.01(4)(c) (c) The grate for a garage-floor drain may be nonmetallic if it has a thickness and strength that will withstand the anticipated loads.
SPS 325.01 Note Note: For notice of plumbing inspection refer to s. SPS 382.21 (1).
SPS 325.01 History History: Cr. Register, March, 1992, No. 435, eff. 4-1-92; am., Register, November, 1995, No. 479, eff. 12-1-95; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 15-041: renum. 325.01 to 325.01 (1) and am., cr. (1) (title), (2) to (4) Register December 2015 No. 720, eff. 1-1-16.
SPS 325.02 SPS 325.02 Sanitation facilities and devices. The design, construction, installation and maintenance of sanitation facilities and devices such as composting toilets, incinerating toilets and privies to serve one- and 2-family dwellings shall comply with the requirements of ch. SPS 391.
SPS 325.02 History History: Cr. Register, April, 2000, No. 532, eff. 7-1-00; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
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