Engineering Design Standards, Guides & Project Procedure Manuals

The following guides and manuals are used by consultants and Halton staff to design water, wastewater and road infrastructure and to deliver water, wastewater and regional road capital projects.

Some publications are available online for free in PDF format, and some publications are available to purchase.

  • CADD Standards for Linear Design Drawings
    $58.85 ($52.08 plus $6.77 HST)
    Standards for the preparation and delivery of electronic engineering contract drawings (CAD files). Includes: Layering Specifications, Standard Drawings and Database Standards.
  • Water & Wastewater Facilities Design Manual (replaces the Special Projects Design Manual)
    $73.60 ($65.13 plus $8.47 HST) (includes Consultant Procedure Manual – Facilities)
    Standards and specifications used in the design of water and wastewater facilities including wastewater treatment plants, wastewater pumping stations, water treatment plants, water booster stations, wells and reservoirs Includes: Halton Design Sheets, Standard Drawings and Design Calculations, as well as the Special Projects Manual.

    • Consultant Procedure Manual – Facilities (replaces the Special Projects Manual)
      Included in the cost of the Water & Wastewater Facilities Design Manual. Project delivery procedures and requirements for consultants that deliver water and wastewater facility capital projects on behalf of Halton Region. 
  • Scada Standards Manual
    Standards, specifications and project delivery procedures for consultants that design and deliver SCADA systems for water and wastewater facility capital projects.
  • Water and Wastewater Linear Design Manual
    $58.85 
    ($52.08 plus $6.77HST)
    Standards and specifications used in the design of water and wastewater linear infrastructure. Includes: Design Sheets, Standard Drawings and Design Calculations.
  • Uniform Traffic Signal Specifications (with CD)
    $80.93 
    ($71.62 plus $9.31 HST)
    Specifications for the preparation and delivery of capital projects related to road design and signalization. Includes: Design Sheets, Standard Drawings and Design Calculations. 

How to Order Publications

To place an order for a publication please contact:

Public Works
1151 Bronte Rd., Oakville, ON L6M 3L1 (view map External Link)
Tel: 905-825-6000 ext. 6032
Fax: 905-825-0267
Toll-free Tel: 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866)
TTY: 905-827-9833
E-mail: PWPermits@halton.ca

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