wet riser

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standpipe

standpipe connection
A pipe or tank used for the storage of water, esp. for emergency use.
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Aberdeen City Council said the dry riser at the block had last been checked and was in full working order at the start of last month.
In the west of Glasgow, where we recently had a spate of dry riser outlet valves stolen, our neighbourhood wardens and housing officers check every dry riser point in the multi-storeys during their patrols.
Bush Fire provides companies with a service to test the effectiveness of dry riser systems in order to meet the requirements of insurance companies and fire and licensing authorities.
The vandalising of these dry riser outlets could have had serious consequences.
They need that entrance to access a dry riser and reach water supplies.
periodic test certificates, dry riser test certificates, etc.
On each floor there was a locked dry riser cupboard which housed a valve solely for the use of firefighters.
The youngsters have been seen ripping the hoses from dry riser outlets and then risking their lives by using them to scale down the sides of derelict multi-storey blocks.
The successful service provider will be required to provide the following services for fire protection devices; servicing/inspection and repairs of fire hydrants, fire extinguishers, automatic water sprinkler systems in bin sheds and dry riser system; safety checks and replacement (if required) of fire blankets; and validation of current asset register and on-going record keeping including current inspections, next inspections and extended service inspections etc.
Tenders are invited for Annual contract for Manning & operation of fire fighting equipments and other fire fighting appliances and comprehensive maintenance of fire alarm/ smoke detector system, automatic CO sprinkler system and comprehensive maintenance of dry riser system at OFBHQrs.
Some of the items building owners may wish to review include: fire fighting systems operation including sprinkler & deluge system, wet and dry risers, fire hose reels and smoke clearance and staircase pressurisation; fire detection system operation; emergency lighting system operation; adequacy of fire compartmentation and fire stopping; use and operation of fire doors; placement of fire & life safety notices; relevant maintenance and service agreements for systems including inspection records; and fire & evacuation procedures.
It also installed supply and extract ventilation, above ground drainage, a sprinkler system, dry risers and sanitary ware, while BEC (Building Environment Controls) fitted all controls for the HVAC (heating ventilation and air conditioning) systems.