A fire hydrant system block plan is a document and form of baseline data that provides information to first responders, building owners, managers and maintenance providers to communicate important aspects of the design, operation and location of a fire hydrant system. A block plan is typically A3 (297mm x 420mm) or greater in size so as to effectively communicate its contents and the fire safety features of a building.
A copy of the block plan is typically mounted at the booster assembly for the fire hydrant system and where constructed a second copy located at the fire control room or centre within the building.
A block shall be suitably protected so they remain clearly legible, fade and water resistant and resist deterioration from ongoing handling and use.
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In addition to the typical features of a block plan, a hydrant block plan also includes additional information including;
Additional baseline data that is required on a fire hydrant system block plan includes the following;