Water Supplies for Suburban and
Rural Fire Fighting in California
Pioneer Water Tanks are utilized as water supplies for firefighting throughout the State of California, in accordance with NFPA 1142. Pioneer Water Tanks are the reliable water supply that stands ready to provide water consistently in case of emergencies and for daily domestic use. The wide array of fire connections are configurable based on the project requirements including antivortex nozzles and hydrant hookups.
We provide everything for your fire protection water storage project from design needs to an accredited installation onsite with a warranty to back the tank and tank liner. Permitting packages are available for local fire authority requirements with a wet-stamped cover letter per project.
For areas without sufficient municipal water supplies, Pioneer Water Tanks are utilized to meet fire flow requirements. Fire protection water tanks are equipped with connections as specified by the AHJ, the authority having jurisdiction.
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The minimum water supply as determined with NFPA 1142 utilizes the volumetric capacity of specific structures, along with the occupancy hazard classification.
The NFPA 1142 fire flow formula:
Minimum water supply (MWS) = (Total structure volume) ÷ (Occupancy hazard classification number) * Construction classification number
Pioneer Water Tanks have engineering packages available for standard capacities. Our qualified engineering personnel and independent consultant engineers can also provide a stamped cover letter per project, as well as provide documentation as required.
“The design of the cistern must be submitted to the AHJ for approval prior to construction. All plans must be signed by a licensed/registered professional engineer.” NFPA 1142 Annex B.4.3.5
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