Unit 8: Water Supply Systems for Fire Protection

  • FESHE Explain why water is a commonly used extinguishing agent.
  • FESHE: Describe the basic elements of a public water supply system as it relates to fire protection including valves, hydrants and connections
  1. Sources of Fire Protection Water Supply
  2. Distribution Networks
  3. Piping
  4. Hydrants
  5. Utility Company Interface with the Fire Department
  • ¬†Explain why water is a commonly used extinguishing agent.
  • Describe the basic elements of a public water supply system including sources, distribution networks, piping and hydrants.