Environmental Issues and Constraints
Points of Connection
Permits and Administrative Agencies' Requirements
3.16 CORROSIVE SOIL AND/OR WATER
For projects which specifically require cathodic protection design services, or those known
to require extensive cathodic protection surveys, such as large pipeline projects and/or
regulated steel underground storage tanks (USTs)/ hazardous tanks, as required by the
Statement of A-E Services, provide the following:
a. Soil and/or water resistivity measurements. (Not required if addressed in the soil
b. Variations in soil and/or water make-up, such as texture and PH factor. (Not
required if addressed in the soil investigation).
c. Soil moisture content and normal seasonal variation. (Not required if addressed
in the soil investigation).
d. Structure to soil potential measurements where protection is to be provided for
existing underground structures or where buried test specimens are used for
e. Insulation flange measurements.
f. A cathodic protection stray current interference survey, when the new project is in
an area known to be occupied by other existing underground utility systems or
Provide and include in a report the location of tests/survey, method of testing, findings, and
3.17 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REPORT
Describe any significant design features necessary for compliance with federal and state
regulations pursuant to PL 91-596, the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.