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Water Supply

Mon, 14 Dec 2009|

Title 4 in the Essentials of Fire Fighting series-FFII. Explains water supply components, the operation of hydrants and service testing fire hose.

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Transcript

Welcome to this sample course from action training systems. All of the learning objectives included in the full course are listed on screen. You will be shown a sample of these sanctions in this demo -- complete listing of our course content is available on our website. The distribution system of the water supply system. Is the part that receives water from the pumping station and delivers it threw -- the -- -- The ability of the water system to deliver an adequate quantity of water. Depends on the capacity of the system's network of underground pipes called maintenance. When water flows through the pipes it loses pressure due to friction. This friction loss can be lessened if the system is a circulating feed system which means that hydrants are supplied by more than one direction. If the fire department is responsible for hydrant inspections. It should note the condition and accessibility of the valves and report this information back to the utility. Valves for water systems are divided into two main groups indicating. And none indicating. And indicating valve visually shows -- the Gator valve seat is open closed or partially close. None indicating valves for water systems are normally buried or installed in man holes. A buried valve is still usually operable above ground with the valve. -- -- For more information about the full line of over 200 course offerings available from -- training systems. Visit our website at www. Action -- -- dot com. Or contact us at 180755. 1440. Extension three.