Posts By: Kyle Nunes

NYC Backflow Testing

NYC Backflow Testing is required by the New York City Department of Environmental Control (DEP) upon installation and on an annual basis, thereafter. Each backflow device must be tested by a New York State Certified Backflow Prevention Device Tester and a test report (FORM GEN-215B) certifying that the backflow prevention device is operating properly must… Read more »

5 Year Internal Inspection

Every owner of a sprinkler system wants to avoid costly and dangerous damage to their sprinkler system. Sprinkler pipes are a lot like a car, if it’s not maintained it can result in expensive and unwanted repairs. At W&M Sprinkler we recommended that all of our customers perform 5 Year Internal Obstruction Investigations to the… Read more »

What is a Fire Pump?

A fire pump is any kind of pump that is part of a fire protection system’s water supply. It is important to know that a fire pump does not create water, it takes water that is given to it from a water supply and increases the pressure (energy) of the water. A fire pump can… Read more »

What is a Standpipe System?

Standpipe systems are a series of pipe which connect a water supply to hose connections, basically an extension of the fire hydrant system. They are designed to provide a pre-piped water system for building occupants or the fire department. Standpipe systems are designed to provide fire protection water for hose lines in strategically placed locations… Read more »