Alternative supply of water

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Alternative supply of water. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats, 1 (14.13). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 100. ISBN 9781859469156

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The alternative source of water supply should be one of the following, subject to consultation with the local fire and rescue service.
a. A charged static water tank with a minimum capacity of 45,000 litres.
b. A spring, river, canal or pond that is capable of fulfilling both of the following conditions.
i. Providing or storing a minimum of 45,000 litres of water at all times.
ii. Providing access, space and a hardstanding for a pumping appliance.
c. Any other water supply that the local fire and rescue service considers appropriate.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: wholesome water, hot water storage system, surface water activity, firefighting lift, firefighting lift, unvented (closed) hot water storage system, controlled services or fittings, softened wholesome water, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, direct heating
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 21:08
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:40
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/797

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