Standpipe system

standpipe system

[′stan‚pīp ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system that contains standpipes, pumps, siamese connections, piping, and equipment with hose outlets and is provided with an adequate supply of water for fire fighting.

Standpipe system

An arrangement of piping, valves, hose connections and allied equipment installed in a building with the hose connections located so that water can be discharged in streams or spray patterns through attached hoses and nozzles; to extinguish a fire and protect a building, its contents, and occupants.

standpipe system

A system of standpipes, pumps, siamese connections, and piping, provided with an adequate supply of water and equipment with hose outlets for fire fighting.
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Manual control includes the use of a fire extinguisher or a standpipe system.
Based on the investigation, Kentex failed to install a wet standpipe system, unserviceable extinguishers, lack of automatic fire alarm and sprinkler system, and absence of fire exit drills for workers," Carpio-Morales said.
Based on the investigation, Kentex failed to install a wet standpipe system, had unserviceable extinguishers, lacked automatic fire alarm and sprinkler system, and did not conduct fire exit drills for workers, the Ombudsman said.
3] (73,310 gallons) capacity, representing two hours full flow of the standpipe system, as a thermal storage element of the HVAC system.
We also provided a standpipe system so we don't have to get a fire vehicle up there, but there are standpipes throughout so they can fight a fire.
Tucker Mechanical will also be responsible for the fire protection work for the new space, consisting of a complete combination Standpipe System throughout the new building involving 26 fire hose valves and 1,370 sprinkler heads.
construction work related to this project shall include but not be limited to, survey, driving sheet piles, earth excavation, masonry excavation, unclassified excavation, sawcutting bituminous pavements, the removal of existing flexible pavement, removal of sidewalk, removal of concrete wall cap and cast iron railing, placing concrete fill, construction of masonry wall, placement of gravel borrow subbase, trimming and fine grading, placement of new hot mix asphalt, construction of sand filter for stormwater management, handrail, dry standpipe system, water line placement, lighting conduit and foundations, drainage, clearing and grubbing, erosion controls, loam borrow, seeding
Three-dimensional site safety plans enable Department inspectors to take a virtual, step-by-step tour of how a new building or major renovation will be constructed, visualize its complexities and challenges and review critical safety measures--from the placement of the crane to the construction of the standpipe system to the installation of the sidewalk shed.
Code may require a standpipe system if a structure exceeds building height and area limits that were adopted after the structure was built.
Seventy miles of pipe deliver water to the entire building and serve the fire-protection standpipe system.
Tenders are invited for design_build: design, furnish, and install a fire protection dry standpipe system on the guideway and within the mid tunnel access shaft house.
The 4,000 s/f structure will be a fourstory addition to an existing building at the Fire Academy and will featm'e a fire and flashover simulator, a central smoke system, a dry standpipe system, mock elevators and stairways, a simulated fire command station and video hookups on each floor for real-time review and instruction.