Fire Hydrant System
While researching leaks in fire sprinkler and hydrant water supplied, I came across a new term, that I was initially unfamiliar with - Stress Corrosion Cracking ("SCC").
The Plumbing Regulations 2008 (Vic) set out the definition and requirements for plumbing work in Victoria. The Regulations also set out the requirements for a Licensed Plumbing Practitioners to issue a Compliance Certificate.
Licensed Plumbing Practitioners, must issue a compliance certificate for all plumbing work that falls into the following types:
In a building, a fire hydrant system is a safety measure or emergency equipment required in some buildings that comprises a series of components that when assembled together provide a source of water to assist fire authorities in a fire.
Putting it another way, a fire hydrant system is a water supply with a sufficient pressure and flow delivered through pipes throughout a building to strategically located network of valves for fire-fighting purposes.