Flashcards in GO #17 Inspection of Fire Hydrants Deck (29)
Who is the Station hydrant officer?
Engine officer on C shift
When are hydrants surveyed during the year?
May - October
International fire code requires a __' clearance around hydrants.
If any security or other devices are found on a fire hydrant that causes it to be unusable by firefighters, send a company referral using the FMO referral tool on the ____ menu of fires2000.
Station Capt. shall maintain a list of hydrants in their FMA that present ____ abatement challenges.
Once stations have completed their hydrant surveys, station captains shall click the "_______ _______ " button when annual Survey is complete.
A defective hydrant report shall be completed for each effective hydrant, check the box "_____ ______."
Do not send form 200.51 to " __ _________."
If an out of service hydrant is not repaired within __ days, forward a duplicate defective hydrant report to "defective hydrants reports."
Request for emergency repairs to hydrants are made to the city of Portland Water Bureau Dispatcher, followed up with an e-mail to "_____ _________"
Anytime a hydrant is found damaged beyond use, you should attach a:
Red hydrant out of service ring
If a hydrant is determined to be for "fire use only", what type of the rings should you attach?
White "fire use only" ring
If a hydrant is found to be turned off at the gate, Attach a ______ off at the gate ring.
What are the three water Districts facilities?
Port of Portland
Privately owned hydrants that are damaged should be referred where?
FMO company referral, in the tools menu of FIRES2000
The nationally recognized method for marking hydrants out of service is to wrap them with what two things?
Heavy duty black plastic bag
Is it okay for people to lock their hydrants on private property? What color is this lock?
Yes as long as they have a permit, prevents water theft.
Redcap over the hydrant stem.
Discrepancies on hydrant maps can be corrected using what?
Versaterm quarter section maps, then submit the "map change request" via intranet
Anytime there is a new or moved hydrant the first in engine Company will do what four things?
1. Verify the information is accurate
2. Update their database
3. Perform a closed cap test
4. Submit map page correction
When inspecting new hydrant's always attach a Gate to each port when testing, why?
To ensure that the threads are "national standard" and in good condition
To perform a closed cap test, after fully charging the hydrant, Close it down. Remove one of the 2 1/2 inch caps, place Palm of your hand over the Port, why?
To feel for suction indicating the bleeder valve is working.
High-pressure hydrants have pressures up to ___ psi and are painted _____.
What type of hydrant should you never test?
On high-pressure hydrants you should always turn the stem slowly and keep clear of ___ and ____.
Caps and stem
A meter that measures the pressure of a hydrant can be in place for as long as?
One week or more
These are placed by the water bureau
If a water main breaks, you should never attempt a shut off water using what?
When is it okay to use street valves to shut down water?
For individual hydrants
Anytime a hydrant is being used legally by someone who has a permit, the permit should be attached to:
Chapman gate being used to obtain water from hydrant.