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Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block B 23 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 1 12
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 4 4
b 1 1 1
sh 7 1 7
cumulative l.u. 27

Total rooms per stack 24


Cumulative discharge units per stack 648
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 8


Total number of stack is 7
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block A 26 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 2 24
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 3 3
b 1 2 2
sh 7 1 7
cumulative l.u. 39

Total rooms per stack 26


Cumulative discharge units per stack 1014
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 5


Total number of stack is 3
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block C 28 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 2 24
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 5 5
b 1 2 2
sh 7 1 7
cumulative l.u. 41

Total rooms per stack 28


Cumulative discharge units per stack 1148
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 4


Total number of stack is 6
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block D 16 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 5 60
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 12 12
b 1 4 4
sh 7 0 0
Ur. 1 2 2
cumulative l.u. 81

Total rooms per stack 16


Cumulative discharge units per stack 1296
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 4


Total number of stack is 1
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block E 9 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 1 12
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 3 3
b 1 1 1
sh 7 1 7
Ur. 1 0 0
cumulative l.u. 26

Total rooms per stack 9


Cumulative discharge units per stack 234
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 21


Total number of stack is 1
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block F 11 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 1 12
sk 3 1 3
ft 1 2 2
b 1 1 1
sh 7 1 7
Ur. 1 0 0
cumulative l.u. 25

Total rooms per stack 11


Cumulative discharge units per stack 275
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 18


Total number of stack is 1
Sanitary pipe sizing/study

Block G 26 floors

Per room fitting discharge unit


quantity total d.u.

wc 12 1 12
sk 3 0 0
ft 1 4 4
b 1 1 1
sh 7 1 7
Ur. 1 0 0
TUB. 1 1 1
cumulative l.u. 25

Total rooms per stack 26


Cumulative discharge units per stack 650
Estimated flowrate 8 L/s

Allowable D.U. for horizontal branch 5000 (refer to BS 5572:1994, Section 8.2, Table 8)

Therefore, maximum vertical stacks allowed to connect together is 8


Total number of stack is 3