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Drinking From a Fire Hydrant: Overview of Municipal Water Systems

October 24, 2019 @ 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Class sponsored by: MTAS

Clean, safe drinking water is something we take for granted,and every fire department has a responsibility to followindustry standard best practices to use the water systemcorrectly, protect the water system, and be aware of practicesthat threaten our public drinking water. This course will coveran overview of the municipal water system; TDEC rules andregulations regarding fire hydrants; protecting water systemsfrom physical damage by fire department personnel; nonrevenuewater use, water loss, and theft; fire hydrants, types,models, amd standards, calculating needed fire flows, howto conduct a flow test; locating and spacing fire hydrantsbased on needed flow; and fire hydrants and ISO credit.Target Audience: Fire Department EmployeesCredits: 4 CPE/CMFO (Other)
Cost: $50.

Contact: Admin, Cornerstone

Jackson – MTAS Office (WTREC) – Room 150

Get more information and sign up for the class here.