Falcon Fire Hydrant Testing
We at Falcon Fire provide a testing service of the water hydrants on your site will give you the proper information to comply with your responsibilities as a business owner
- Your business should ensure that your hydrants are capable of delivering firefighting water at the required pressure and flow to fight a fire.
- Should ensure that your hydrants can be accessed and operated properly.
- Hydrants should be properly signed and plated to allow fast and easy identification, particularly at night.
- Normally it is a condition of your insurance policy that your private hydrants are tested and checked on a regular basis.
Fire equipment has to be maintained by a competent person at certain intervals. For a fire hydrant, a competent person needs to test and maintain a fire hydrant in accordance with BS9990:2006/BS5306 at least annually.
Hydrant Testing and maintenance should be conducted for both insurance purposes and to ensure operability if a fire was to occur.
- Uninhibited flow tests
- Static pressure tests
- Pit inspections
- Frost valve checks