Flashcards in 11. Static water supply sources Deck (10)
__ Is the difference in elevation between the surface of the static water supply and the center of the pump intake.
For every 1000 feet of altitude, the atmospheric pressure decreases by approximately __ psi.
In the fire service, ___ ___ is defined as the greatest height to which any amount of water may be raised through an intake hose to the pump.
In most circumstances, maximum lift is approximately __ feet.
Maximum lift formula
Every fire pump that is operating properly should have a dependable lift of at least __ ft
Minimal water all around a barrel type strainer is generally __ ft
2 ft or 24 in
Floating strainers may be used for water as shallow as _ ft
If an adequate draft cannot be established due to clogging at the strainer, ___ with tank water may help dislodge the debris’s.