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18.5.4 Minimum Number of Fire Hydrants for Fire Flow
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The maximum fire flow capacity for which a fire hydrant shall be credited shall be as specified by Table 126.96.36.199. Capacities exceeding the values specified in Table 188.8.131.52 shall be permitted when local fire department operations have the ability to accommodate such values as determined by the fire department.
|Distance to Buildinga||Maximum Capacityb|
|> 250 and ≤ 500||> 76 and ≤ 152||1000||3785|
|> 500 and ≤ 1000||> 152 and ≤ 305||750||2839|
b Minimum 20 psi (139.9 kPa) residual pressure.
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