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AWWA C703

Cold-Water Meters— Fire-Service Type

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Organization: AWWA
Publication Date: 28 October 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 40
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This standard describes the various types and classes of cold-water fire-service type meters in sizes 3 in. (80 mm)* through 10 in. (250 mm), and the materials and workmanship used in their fabrication. A fire-service meter shall consist of one of the following:

A. A combination of (1) a mainline meter of the turbine type (class II), either Underwriters Laboratories (UL) listed or FM Global Research (FM) approved; (2) either a UL-listed or an FM-approved fire-service strainer; (3) a bypass meter of the appropriate size for measuring low flow rates; and (4) an automatic valve for diverting flow rates other than fire demand through the bypass meter.

B. A combination of (1) a mainline meter of the turbine type (class II), either UL listed or FM approved; and (2) either a UL-listed or an FM-approved fire-service strainer.

Purpose

The purpose of this standard is to provide the minimum requirements for cold-water meters-fire-service type.

* Metric conversions given in this standard are direct conversions of US customary units and not those specified in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards.

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FM Global, 270 Central Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919.

Document History

AWWA C703
October 28, 2019
Cold-Water Meters— Fire-Service Type
This standard describes the various types and classes of cold-water fire-service type meters in sizes 3 in. (80 mm)* through 10 in. (250 mm), and the materials and workmanship used in their...
January 24, 2015
Cold-Water Meters - Fire-Service Type
This standard describes the various types and classes of cold-water fireservice– type meters in sizes 3 in. (80 mm)* through 10 in. (250 mm), and the materials and workmanship used in their...
June 12, 2011
Cold-Water Meters— Fire-Service Type
This standard describes the various types and classes of cold-water fireservice- type meters in sizes 3 in. (80 mm)* through 10 in. (250 mm) and the materials and workmanship used in their...
June 23, 1996
Cold-Water Meters - Fire Service Type
This standard describes the various types and classes of cold-water fire-service-type meters in sizes 3 in. (75 mm)(Footnote *) through 10 in. (250 mm) and the materials and workmanship used in their...
June 23, 1996
Cold-Water Meters - Fire Service Type
This standard covers the various types and classes of cold-water fire-service-type meters in sizes 3 in. (75 mm) through 10 in. (250 mm) and the materials and workmanship used in their fabrication. A...
January 1, 1986
Cold-Water Meters - Fire-Service Type
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