Posts Categorized: Fire Sprinkler Systems 101

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 »

What is a Backflow Preventer?

Backflow prevention devices are used to protect the public water supply from contamination or pollution due to backflow, caused by a change backflow prevention devices are an important component of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s drinking water protection program and are legally mandated under the New York State Sanitary Code and the… Read more »