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Bulletins

Below you will find the bulletins

Electric

1710B-1

Guide to Federal Financing Bank Loans guaranteed by RUS

1717B-2
Guide for Preparing Financial and Statistical Reports for Electric Distribution Borrowers (2/14/02)
1717B-3
Guide For Preparing Financial and Statistical Reports For Power Supply Borrowers and Electric Distribution Borrowers with Generating Facilities (5/12/06)
1717M-2
Sale or Transfer of Capital Assets by Electric Borrower (2/9/05)
1724D-101A
Electric System Long-Range Planning Guide (2/16/17)
1724D-101B
System Planning Guide, Construction Work Plans (12/18/12)
1724D-103
System planning guide, system mapping guide (4/12/11)
1724D-104
Engineering Economics Computer Workbook Procedure (2/14/19)
1724D-105
Rural Distribution System Voltage Conversion Considerations (5/22/09)
1724D-106
Considerations For Replacing Storm-Damaged Conductors (8/3/10)
1724D-107
Guide for Economic Evaluation of Distribution Transformers (8/9/16)
1724D-112
The Application of Capacitors on Rural Electric Systems (10/4/18)
1724D-113
Voltage Levels on Rural Electric Distribution Systems (5/16/12)
1724D-114
Voltage Regulator Application onRuralDistribution Systems (7/4/17
1724E-102

Design Guide for Sectionalizing Distribution Lines (10/23/2012)

1724E-104

Reduced Size Neutral Conductors for Overhead Rural Distribution Lines (revised 9/23/1999)

1724E-150

Unguyed Distribution Poles - Strength Requirements (08/14/14)

1724E-151

Mechanical Loading on Distribution Crossarms (2/23/16)

1724E-152

The Mechanics of Overhead Distribution Line Conductors (7/30/03)

1724E-153

Electric Distribution Line Guys and Anchors (4/25/01)

1724E-154

Distribution Conductor Clearances and Span Limitations (7/30/03)

1724E-200

Design Manual for High Voltage Transmission Lines (12/2/15)

1724E-203

Guide for upgrading transmission lines (2/01/16)

1724E-204

Guide Specifications for Steel Single Pole andH-Frame Structures (4/9/19)

1724E-205

Design guide: Embedment depths for concrete and steel poles (5/2/17)

1724E-206

Guide Specification for Prestressed Concrete Poles and Concrete Pole Structures (8/19/16)

1724E-214

Guide Specification for Standard Class Steel Transmission Poles (4/9/19)

1724E-216

Guide Specification for Standard Class Prestressed Concrete Transmission Poles (7/27/16)

1724E-220

Procurement and Application Guide for Non-Ceramic Composite Insulators, Voltage Class 34.5 kV and Above (5/9/17)

1724E-224

Electric Transmission Guide Specifications and Drawings for Steel Pole Construction - 34.5 to 230 kV (5/7/19)

1724E-226

Electric Transmission Guide Specifications and Drawings for Concrete Pole Construction - 34.5 to 230 kV (5/7/19)

1724E-300

Design Guide for Rural Substations (6/07/01)

1724E-301

Guide for the Evaluation of Large Power Transformer Losses (3/4/09)

1724E-302

Design guide - oil spill prevention and control at substations (1/14/08)

1726-601
Electric System Construction Policies and Procedures -Interpretations (10/28/13)
1726C-115
Checking sag in a conductor using the return wave method (9/24/98)
1726I-602
Attachments to Electric Program Standard Contract Forms (2/19/04)
1728F-700

Specification for Wood Poles, Stubs and Anchor Logs (9/9/21)

1728F-800

Assembly Unit Numbers and Standard Format

1728F-803

Specifications and Drawings for 24.9/14.4 kV Line Construction (12/15/98)

AutoCAD

Link
1728F-803 (.html format)
1728F-803 Notice
Compliance with Bulletin 50-5 or 1728F-803
1728F-804

Specifications and Drawings for 12.5/7.2 kV Line Construction (4/21/05)

AutoCAD Files

Link
1728F-806

Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution (10/11/18)

AutoCAD Files

Link
1728F-810

Electric Transmission Specifications and Drawings, 34.5kV Through 6gkV (4/9/1999)

AutoCAD Files

Link
1728F-811

Electric Transmission Specifications and Drawings, 115kV Through230kV (4/9/1999)

AutoCAD Files

Link
1730-1
Electric System Operation and Maintenance (O and M) (9/23/16)
1730A-119
Interruption Reporting and Service Continuity Objectives for Electric Distribution Systems (3/24/09)
1730B-121
Wood Pole Inspection and Maintenance (8/13/13)
1730B-2
Guide for Electric System Emergency Restoration Plan (1/7/05) (includes revised page 20 - 3/1/2005)
1737B-3
Preparation and use of the RUS Form 254, Construction Inventory (12/21/1994)
1767B-1
Uniform System of Accounts - Electric Program (9/17/09)
1773-1
Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers and Grantees(4/30/2018)
183-1

Depreciation Rates and Procedures

2-1

Guiding Statement of Policy Concerning Its Relationship WithBorrowers (8/15/1969)

50-4
Specifications and Drawings for 34.5/19.9 kV Distribution Line Construction (11/20/1984)
Economic Analysis Worksheet (.xls format)
January 15, 2002 addendum
June 7, 2007 addendum
letter March 7, 2001, concerning assembly numbering (.html)
letter March 7, 2001, concerning assembly numbering (.pdf)
Transformer Loss Formula (.xls format)

Telecommunications

1710B-1

Guide to Federal Financing Bank Loans Guaranteed by RUS (2/24/1998)

1744-2

Instructions for Preparing Financial and Statistical Reports for Telecommunications Borrowers (3/5/01)

1751F-643

Underground Plant Design (includes drawings) (8/28/02)

1751F-644

Underground Plant Construction (includes drawings) (Update 8/28/02)

1753E-001

Specifications for digital, stored program controlled central office equipment (Form 522) (1/23/1996)

1753E-002

Telecommunications Software License Agreement (4/26/1994)

1753E-201

Specifications and Drawings for Underground Electric Distribution (11/7/1996)

1753F-150

RUS Form 515a - Specifications and Drawings for Construction of Direct Buried Plant (.pdf includes drawings) (9/30/10)

1753F-151

RUS Form 515b - Specification and Drawings for Construction of Underground Plant (.pdf includes drawings) (8/21/01)

1753F-152

RUS Form 515c - Specifications and Drawings for Construction of Aerial Plant (.pdf includes drawings) (8/21/01)

1753F-153

RUS Form 515d - Specification and Drawings for Service Installation at Customer Access Locations (.pdf includes drawings) (8/21/01)

1753F-201

Acceptance Tests and Measurements of Telecommunications Plant (.pdf includes drawings) (8/26/1997)

1753F-204

Specifications for Aerial Service Wires (PE-7) (8/22/1996)

1753F-205

Specification for Filled Telephone Cable (PE-39) (6/4/1993)

1753F-206

Specifications for Filled Buried Wire (PE-86) (1/14/1994)

1753F-207

Specifications for Terminating Cables (PE-87) (7/14/1994)

1753F-208

Specifications for Filled Telephone Cables with Expanded Insulation (PE-89) (6/4/1993)

1753F-302

Specifications for Outside Plant Housings and Serving Area Interface System (PE-91) (.pdf includes drawings) (7/3/1996)

1753F-401

Standards for Splicing Copper and Fiber Optic Cable (PC-2) (.pdf includes drawings) (3/3/1995)

1753F-601a

Minimum Performance Specification for Fiber Optic Cables (For Backbone, Feeder and Distribution Plant)(PE-90a) (12/22/09)

1753F-601b

Minimum Performance Specifications for Filled Fiber Optic Cables (Subscriber Drop Cables) (12/22/09)

1753F-801

Service Installations at Customer Access Locations (PC-5A) (.pdf includes drawings) (9/11/01)

1770-1

REA Work Order Procedure (7/16/1992)

1770B-1

Part 32, Uniform System of Accounts and Supplementary Accounts (11/12/1992)

1773-1

Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers and Grantees (4/30/2018)

320-12

Fedwire Deposit System Wire Message Format (9/1/1982)

345-3

Acceptance of Standards, Specifications, Equipment Contract Forms, Manual Sections, Drawings, Materials and Equipment for the Telephone Program (10/8/1981).

345-54

Revised Page in REA Specifications PE-52 (8/7/1972)

345-72

Settlement of Debt Owed by Electric Borrowers (9/26/1997)

345-78

Specifications for Carbon Arrester Assemblies for Use in Protectors, PE-78 (5/4/1980)

345-83

Specification for Gas Tube Surge Arresters, PE-80 (7/1979)

415-1

Provisions for the inclusion of Rural Telephone Bank - Sale of Property by Telephone Borrowers (8/31/1960)

Program Accounting

1767B-1

Uniform System of Accounts - Electric Program

1773-1

Policy on Audits of RUS Borrowers and Grantees (4/30/2018)

Utilities

1773-1

Policy of Audits of RUS Borrowers

Water and Environmental

B 1777-2

Section 306C Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) Loans and Grants Project Selection Criteria

B 1777-3

Section 306C Water and Waste Disposal (WWD) Loans and Grants Transmittal Memorandum

B 1778-1

Water Programs Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants Project Selection Criteria (1/27/14)

B 1778-2

Water Programs Emergency and Imminent Community Water Assistance Grants Transmittal Memorandum to Request Funds (1/27/14)

B 1780-1

Water and Waste Project Selection Criteria

B 1780-10

Letter For Use In Informing Private Lender of Agency's Commitment (3-20-00)

B 1780-10a

Letter For Use In Informing Private Lender of Agency's Commitment (Bonds) (Revised 3-20-00)

B 1780-11

Water and Waste Loan/Grant Docket

B 1780-12

Grant Agreement (Revised 1-27-14)

B 1780-14

Supplemental General Conditions (Corrected 7-30-97)

B 1780-15

Construction Contract Documents - Short Form (Corrected 7-30-97)

B 1780-17

Review Guide for Water and Waste Audit Reports (Revised 4-21-00)

B 1780-18

Daily Inspection Report

B 1780-19

Water And Waste Letter Of Conditions

B 1780-2

Preliminary Engineering Reports for the Water and Waste Disposal Program (4/4/13)

B 1780-20

Bylaws

B 1780-22

Eligibility Certification

B 1780-23

Project Management Agreement Between The Regional Commission and RUS

B 1780-24

Public Works Assisted By An Agency Loan (EDA)

B 1780-25

Construction of Public Works and Development Facilities (EDA)

B 1780-26

Guidance for the Use of Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) Documents on Water and Waste Projects with RUS Financial Assistance (Revised 6/16/20)

B 1780-27

Loan Resolution (Public Bodies)

Link
B 1780-28

Loan Resolution Security Agreement (Revised 2-15-00)
 

B 1780-29

2020 Poverty Guidelines (3-24-21)

B 1780-32

Memorandum of Agreement between the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Rural Utilities Service

B 1780-33

Guidance for Conducting Value Engineering Studies for Water and Waste Projects (Effective 3-21-2005)

B 1780-34

Guidance for Using the Competitive Sealed Bids Process for the Water and Waste Disposal Program (Effective 9-5-2013)

B 1780-35

Guidance for the Implementation of American Iron and Steel (AIS) Requirements with Rural Utilities Service Financial Assistance (Effective 8-30-2017)

B 1780-6

Water And Waste Processing Checklist (Revised 6-4-99)

B 1780-7

Legal Services Agreement

B 1780-8

Minimum Suggested Contents of Management Agreements

B 1780-9

Water Users Agreement