Flashcards in 2007 Water Supply (Fire Operations) Deck (12):
Who is responsible for maintaining this
Deputy Chief, Operations Bureau
Connections between public water supply sources.
Tacoma Water with a daily supply capacity in excess of?
Tacoma Water with a daily supply capacity in excess of
222 million gallons plus
240 million gallons of storage capacity.
The City of Fife with one municipal well that produces?
The City of Fife with one municipal well that produce 144,000 gallons per day (utilized during summer months only) along with two interties to the Tacoma Water system. The two interties are capable of providing 2,000 GPM (Taylor Way) and 5,500 GPM
The City of Fircrest with 5 wells has a capacity of?
The City of Fircrest with 5 wells with a capacity of 5,145 GPM, along with tank storage of 1.85 million gallons plus an intertie
(manually activated) with Tacoma Water system if needed.
Most of district 10 is served by?
Most of District 10 is served by the City of Fife water; however, the City of Milton also provides water service to a very small area where it has a common border with the City of Fife and District 10.
The hydrants within the TFD service area are generally spaced?
The hydrants within the TFD service area are generally spaced approximately 500–700 feet on-center at street intersections along water mains installed throughout street grids.
TFD also maintains what portable and/or alternate sources of water supply
a. Engines with 500 gallon water tanks
b. Telesquirts with water tanks ranging from 350 to 400 gallons
c. A 3,300 gallon water tender
d. Access to additional water tenders via mutual aid agreements
e. Fireboats capable of providing up to 6,000 GPM and 1,800 GPM pumping capacity
TFD personnel shall remain aware of the residual hydrant pressure to ensure it does not drop below?
TFD personnel shall remain aware of the residual hydrant pressure to ensure it does not drop below 20 PSI when pumping from a fire hydrant.
The Incident Commander should contact FCC to request the TFD fireboats to provide a water supply for fire suppression operations that are?
a. Within 500 feet of the shore along the waterfront in TFD’s service area that otherwise would be inaccessible or difficult to access from land.
b. At marinas.
c. In residential areas where standard wheeled apparatus access is not available.
d. When there is a catastrophic failure of a water main due to a natural or manmade disaster.
When supplying water to an onshore fire suppression operation, the Fireboat Officer shall?
a. Ensure the dock or landing is safe for mooring.
b. Ensure there is sufficient water depth for pumping at the mooring site.
c. Ensure the fireboat is attached securely to the dock or landing while engaged in pumping.
d. Consider the effects of tide and depth of water for extended operations.