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Infrastructure Development Code

DS-11 - Appendix D - Guide to Duct Colouring and Surface Marking


Table 3 - Duct, Pipe and Surface Marking Colouring is a guideline to the colours used by Utility Operators in Tauranga City. Approval from the Corridor Manager is required for installations that do not follow the information on this table.

  1. All surface marking shall be removed upon completion of the works.

DS-11 - Appendix D.1 Table 3: Guide to Duct Colouring and Surface


Below Ground

Duct / Pipe

Above Ground

Duct / Pipe

Surface Marking
Utility Operator Primary Colour Secondary Duct Colours/s Colour Colour Type
Power - Powerco Orange Black with orange stripe Grey, White Orange Alignment, Voltage
Gas - Electrix Yellow Black with yellow stripe Yellow steel Yellow Alignment
Telecommunications - Chrous Green n/a White, Green Purple Alignment
Telecommunications - Telstra Clear Light Blue n/a Painted to match building colour Purple - TCL Alignment
Telecommunications - FX Networks Green n/a n/a Purple Alignment
Telecommunications - Ultrafast Fibre Red n/a n/a Purple Alignment
Telecommunications - Council Fibre TCC Salmon (Pink) n/a n/a Pink Alignment
Water Supply - TCC Blue or White  Black with Blue Stripe Blue, Ductile Iron Blue Alignment, Location of Manholes
Wastewater - TCC Off-White Black, Spiral, welded steel, Ductile Iron Grey, Green (wrapped), White (wrapped) White Alignment, Location of Manholes
Stormwater - TCC Concrete, Grey/White, White Black with Light Blue Stripe Yellow (wrapped) Light Blue Alignment, Location of Manholes
Transportation - TCC Salmon (Pink) n/a n/a White Defect Repairs

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