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AS 2419.1-2005 fire hydrant installations - system design, installation and commissioning

Standard Number:  AS 2419.1-2005
Title:  fire hydrant installations - system design, installation and commissioning
Language:  English
Publication Date:  2005/11/26
Status:  Current
International Classification for Standards (ICS)ENVIRONMENT. HEALTH PROTECTION. SAFETY>>Protection against fire>>Fire-fighting
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:93P.;A4  

Description:Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of fire hydrants.  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS 2419.1-2005 FIRE HYDRANT INSTALLATIONS - SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING
PREFACE
CONTENTS
FOREWORD
SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 OBJECTIVE
1.3 NORMATIVE REFERENCES
1.4 DEFINITIONS
1.4.1 Design pressure
1.4.2 Effective height
1.4.3 Fire brigade booster assembly
1.4.4 Fire brigade pumping appliance
1.4.5 Fire compartment
1.4.6 Fire hydrant
1.4.7 Fire hydrant, attack
1.4.8 Fire hydrant, external
1.4.9 Fire hydrant, feed
1.4.10 Fire hydrant system
1.4.11 Fire-resistance level (FRL)
1.4.12 Hardstand
1.4.13 Open yard
1.4.14 Residual pressure
1.4.15 Suction connection
1.4.16 Water agency
1.4.17 Working pressure
1.5 SYMBOLS
SECTION 2 SYSTEM DESIGN
2.1 DESIGN CONCEPT
2.1.1 General
2.1.2 Fire brigade booster assembly
2.1.3 Hardstand
2.2 DESIGN PARAMETERS
2.2.1 Hydraulic design
2.2.2 Earthquake provisions
2.2.3 Mine subsidence provisions
2.2.4 Unstable ground provisions
2.3 REQUIRED SYSTEM PERFORMANCE
2.3.1 Flow requirements
2.3.2 Operating pressures
2.3.3 Water system supply pressure
2.3.4 Maximum static pressure
SECTION 3 LOCATION AND OTHER PROVISIONS
3.1 GENERAL
3.2 LOCATION OF ON-SITE FIRE HYDRANTS
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 External fire hydrants
3.2.3 Internal fire hydrants
3.2.4 Roof fire hydrants
3.3 OPEN YARD PROTECTION
3.4 MARINAS
3.5 FIRE HYDRANT ACCESSIBILITY AND CLEARANCE
3.5.1 Accessibility
3.5.2 Clearance
3.6 FIRE HYDRANT CABINETS, ENCLOSURES OR RECESSES
3.6.1 General
3.6.2 Cabinet enclosure and recess identification
SECTION 4 WATER SUPPLIES
4.1 ACCEPTABLE SOURCES OF WATER SUPPLY
4.1.1 General
4.1.2 Metering of water supply
4.2 MINIMUM WATER SUPPLY QUANTITY
4.3 ON-SITE WATER STORAGE
4.3.1 When required
4.3.2 Capacity
4.3.3 Maintenance
SECTION 5 WATER STORAGE
5.1 GENERAL
5.2 WATER SUPPLIES TO STORAGE TANKS
5.2.1 Make-up water
5.2.2 Automatic inflow
5.2.3 Manual quick fill
5.2.4 Tank fill time
5.2.5 Overflows and air gaps
5.3 EFFECTIVE CAPACITY
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Vortex inhibitors
5.4 STORAGE TANK CONNECTIONS, VALVES AND ACCESSORIES
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Large bore suction connection
5.4.3 Small bore suction connection
5.4.4 Tank contents indicator
5.4.5 Fire hydrant tank signs
5.4.6 Fire Hydrant tank quick-fill valve
5.4.7 Access openings and ladders
SECTION 6 PUMPSETS
6.1 GENERAL
6.2 PUMPSET CONFIGURATIONS
6.3 ELECTRIC DRIVER ISOLATING SWITCHES
6.4 PUMPROOM
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Internal pumprooms
6.4.3 External Pumprooms
SECTION 7 FIRE BRIGADE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY
7.1 GENERAL
7.2 WHEN A BOOSTER ASSEMBLY IS REQUIRED
7.3 LOCATION
7.4 FIRE BRIGADE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY ARRANGEMENT
7.5 BOOSTER IN PARALLEL WITH PUMPS
7.6 BOOSTERS IN SERIES (RELAY) WITH PUMPS
7.7 FIRE BRIGADE RELAY PUMPS
7.8 FIRE BRIGADE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY ENCLOSURE
7.9 FIRE BRIGADE BOOSTER ASSEMBLY CABINET OR ENCLOSURE DOORS
7.9.1 General
7.9.2 Doors
7.10 SIGNAGE
7.10.1 Notice of pressure
7.10.2 Location identification
7.11 BLOCK PLAN
SECTION 8 PIPEWORK AND VALVES
8.1 PIPES, VALVES AND FITTINGS
8.1.1 General
8.1.2 Deemed to satisfy
8.2 PIPE AND PIPE FITTING SPECIFICATIONS
8.2.1 Above-ground pipes
8.2.2 Below-ground pipes
8.2.3 Steel pipe in hydrant systems
8.2.4 Light wall steel pipe
8.3 METAL PIPE JOINTS
8.3.1 General
8.3.2 Roll-grooved fittings and couplings
8.3.3 Shouldered fittings and couplings
8.3.4 Compression type couplings
8.3.5 Fitting and couplings below ground.
8.3.6 Gasket seals
8.3.7 Brazed joints in copper pipework
8.4 HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE TEST
8.5 PIPEWORK D
8.5.1 Fire mains
8.5.2 External pipework
8.5.3 Internal pipework
8.5.4 Ring main
8.5.5 Ring main design criteria
8.5.6 Isolating valves
8.5.7 Cross-connections
8.5.8 Above-ground isolating valves
8.5.9 Below-ground isolating valves
8.5.10 Test facility
8.5.11 Valves
8.6 SYSTEM PROTECTION AND IDENTIFICATION
8.6.1 Physical protection
8.6.2 Corrosion protection
8.6.3 Pipework identification
8.7 SUPPORT OF FIRE HYDRANT PIPEWORK
8.7.1 General
8.7.2 Pipe support design
8.7.3 Materials for pipework support
8.7.4 Fire rating of pipework supports
8.7.5 Requirements for pipe-support components
8.7.6 Fixing of pipe supports
8.7.7 Spacing of supports
8.7.8 Location of supports
8.8 THRUST BLOCKS AND ANCHORS
SECTION 9 ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
9.1 GENERAL
9.2 FIRE HOSE
9.3 PRESSURE GAUGES
9.3.1 General
9.3.2 Location of pressure gauges
9.4 BACKFLOW PREVENTION
SECTION 10 COMMISSIONING
10.1 GENERAL
10.2 HYDROSTATIC TESTS
10.2.1 Pre-test preparation of the system
10.2.2 Hydrostatic test
10.3 COMMISSIONING TESTS
10.4 SYSTEMS THAT INCORPORATE A BOOSTER
10.4.1 Boosters including those connected in parallel with building pumps
10.4.2 Boosters connected in series (relay) with building pumps
10.5 SYSTEMS THAT INCORPORATE A PUMP
10.6 SYSTEMS THAT INCORPORATE A TANK
10.7 RECORDING OF COMMISSIONING (VERIFICATION) TESTS
APPENDIX A - NORMATIVE REFERENCES
APPENDIX B - FIRE HYDRANTS IN ACCESSWAYS WITHIN A PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT
B1 GENERAL
B2 RESIDENTIAL STREETS AND ACCESSWAYS
B3 COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL STREETS AND ACCESSWAYS
APPENDIX C - FIRE HYDRANT INSTALLATION WATER SUPPLY FLOW CHART
APPENDIX D - FIRE BRIGADE APPLIANCES AND STRATEGIES
D1 GENERAL
D2 TYPES OF APPLIANCES
D3 ACTION ON ARRIVAL
APPENDIX E - DETAILS OF EQUIPMENT CONNECTED TO A FIRE HYDRANT
E1 HOSE COUPLINGS USED TO CONNECT FIRE HOSE, FIRE HYDRANTS AND BOOSTERS
E2 COUPLING TYPES USED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF AUSTRALIA
APPENDIX F - DETERMINATION OF WATER SYSTEM SUPPLY PRESSURE
F1 SCOPE
F2 WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS
F3 RECOMMENDED TESTING AND CALCULATION METHODS
F3.1 Flow measurement method
F3.2 Head loss calculation method
APPENDIX G - BIBLIOGRAPHY
APPENDIX H - SPECIAL HAZARDS
0 H1 GENERAL
0 H2 HAZARDS
0 H3 FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED
  
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