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You may find what you are looking for in ASCE 7 Section 15.4.1 - 1 (c) and for your specific case look at ASCE 7 Section 15.7.7, "Water Storage and Water Treatment Tanks and Vessels".

Thomas Hunt, S.E.

"Paul Blomberg" <paul.blomberg(--nospam--at)>
12/22/2008 11:10 AM
Please respond to seaint
seaint <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Building Code and Other National Standards

I'm looking for the area in the IBC which 'allows' the use of other approved national standards.  I have a spec that calls out the IBC and provides the site criteria (wind design criteria, seismic design criteria, ...)  A vendor is supplying an AWWA steel tank including foundation.  I thought I remembered a section of the code that said that directed you to the industry specific codes when applicable.
Anyone have an idea where this exists in the code?
Phoenix, AZ
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