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Hydrants are fixed water withdrawal points for preventive fire protection. Water suppliers, municipalities, or cities are responsible for ensuring the provision of firefighting and drinking water in the required quantity.
DIN14462:2023-07 deals with the planning, maintenance, and upkeep of hydrants and firefighting water systems. It requires annual determination of water flow, flowing and static pressure, and documentation of the determined performance values.
DVGW Worksheet W 405
The DVGW Worksheet W 405 deals with the provision of firefighting water through the public drinking water supply. This technical standard describes guidelines for firefighting water needs, considering building use and the risk of fire spread.