Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection
|Publication Date:||27 April 2012|
This standard provides the minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation, and maintenance of tanks and accessory equipment that supply water for private fire protection, including the following:
Gravity tanks, suction tanks, pressure tanks, and
Pipe connections and fittings
Protection against freezing
The purpose of this standard is to provide a basis for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of water tanks for private fire protection. Nothing in this standard shall prevent the use of systems, methods, or devices that are equivalent in quality, strength, fire resistance, effectiveness, and durability to those prescribed by this standard, provided technical documentation is made available to the authority having jurisdiction that demonstrates equivalency and the system, method, or device is appropriate for the intended purpose.