Thread: pump testing
12-30-1998, 10:41 AM #1silkyFirehouse.com Guest
Is there any consideration to be made if you are drafting from a sea water site vs a fresh water site?
01-05-1999, 12:25 AM #2bl1zero1Firehouse.com Guest
Have never done it, but I would guess there are many things to consider. Besides flushing with fresh water after use, you ought to expect a derated pump capacity due to the higher density/weight of salt water (harder to lift). I know that the Nantucket, MA Fire Dept has done it when needed.
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