Water Regulations

Water Hook-up Regulations

Water Connection Regulations
JLPOA Water Hookup Regulations

Water connections may be made to the JLPOA main service as follows:

Above Ground Manifold Supply Connection:

Underground lines from the owner’s home to the manifold supply location shall be of drinking water standard PVC or CPVC pipe not greater than 3/4″ in diameter. This line shall be buried 12″- 18″ deep. Connections from the home supply line to the local manifold supply shall be of 1/2 o.d. soft copper and contain a shut-off valve and a FEBCO 810 or equivalent double-action backflow preventer valve. This manifold connection shall be marked with the owner’s lot number.

Water supply manifolds shall not be connected to the red supply hydrants before the first day of April and must be disconnected before the last day of October. Owners assume all responsibility for freeze damage from unpredictable spring and fall weather.

NOTE: The Association maintenance responsibilities end at the red supply hydrant. Manifolds and connections thereto are the maintenance responsibility of the owners using them. Please repair leaks when they occur.

Below Ground Direct Supply Connection:

An owner may connect a buried home water supply line to the JLPOA water main upon acceptance of the following provisions:

1. No direct connection work may begin without a Jackson Lake Improvements Permit approved by the Architectural Committee or the Board of Directors.

2. The Association maintains the rights to access an owner’s curb stop box at any time.

3. Owners will assume all costs of direct water line connection the main supply lines.

4. A licensed plumber must make any direct connection to the JLPOA main supply line, and all work must be inspected by the Association prior to burying.

5. Owners will assume all responsibility for any damages to plumbing lines and fixtures located on their property, plus any related association expenses resulting from freeze damage, including plumber charges and wasted water costs.

6. Once connected, the piping from the main supply line to the owner’s curb stop box shall become property of the Association, as part of the main water supply.

With acceptance of the above provisions, owners may connect a 1/2″ PVC home supply line to the 1 1/4″ PVC JLPOA supply line at a depth equal to that of the main supply line, ideally 5 feet deep, to prevent freezing. The 1/2 ” line may be enlarged to 3/4″ within the owner’s curb stop box.

The home supply line must have a standard 3/4″ brass curb stop valve and a FEBCO 810 or equivalent double action backflow preventer valve readily accessible within the curb stop box. The curb stop valve will require the use of a standard, T- handled, 5 ‘ long curb stop valve key to operate it.

The curb stop box shall be located on the owner’s lot not greater than 3 feet from the street or edge of the lot, as applicable. The curb stop box may constructed from a 10″ diameter or greater PVC tube and must have an end cap marked with the owners lot number, for use as a weather tight cover. The bottom of the curb stop box shall extend below the curb stop valve and the top of the curb stop box shall protrude the ground sufficiently to be easily visible from the street or common area. Should the owners property have a closed fence the curb stop box shall be located adjacent to the fence on the outside of the fence for Association accessibility.

The water supply line from the curb stop box to the owner’s home shall not exceed 3/4″ in diameter and be buried not less than 5 feet deep ideally, to prevent freezing.