Fire Hydrant Testing
Flow & Pressure Testing in accordance with BS9990 2006 (inc BS5306 Part 1)
Fire Protection Ireland undertake Fire Hydrant Flow and Pressure Testing in accordance with BS9990 (inc BS: 5306 Part 1). The standard outlines the level of service fire hydrants should be maintained to and allow it to meet the demands imposed in the event of a fire. Fire Hydrant flow testing and condition assessment is essential to ensure their optimum performance at all times, and provides evidence of compliance with your fire certificate.
The fire hydrant testing procedure involves logging the pressure and establishing the maximum sustainable flow rate from each fire hydrant. The condition of each fire hydrant and associated chamber is assessed and recorded in accordance with the BS: 9990 inspection criteria.