Updated from the 1989 edition, this new edition provides the latest information distribution operators need to have about fire hydrants: design, installation, and maintenance practices. Using the easy-to-follow flow-testing procedures included, one can quickly obtain valuable distribution system information. This manual also traces the development of wet-barrel and dry-barrel styles and contains detailed instructions for installation and testing. The updated appendices feature new, updated diagrams of hydrant models, definitions, and record-keeping forms.To carry out a meaningful inspection and maintenance program, it is essential to record the location, make, type, size, and date of installation for each hydrant. ... It is suggested the format of these records be altered to meet individual needs. Samples of record and survey sheets are shown in Figures 5-1 through 5-5.
|Title||:||Installation, Field Testing, and Maintenance of Fire Hydrants, 4th Ed. (M17)|
|Publisher||:||American Water Works Association - 2011-01-12|