DO111 - Rural Water Supply
Achieving a reliable water supply in the rural environment is one of the most challenging tasks that a firefighter may be assigned. This course is designed for members of all ranks and experiences to learn the best practices when establishing a water supply in the rural setting. Students will be introduced to topics such as: safe water shuttle apparatus practices, principles of dump and fill site operations, and tactics for safely and efficiently establishing a dump and fill site. This course is not intended to teach students how to operate fire department pumpers in the rural environment, but rather how to participate as a company tasked with establishing fill and dump sites. Operating pumps in the rural setting is covered in Rural Supply Pump Operator.
- $51 per student on campus
- $750 flat rate off campus
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Maximum Class Size
Required Student Materials
- NFPA Compliant Structural Firefighting Clothing
- Discuss safe practices for operating water shuttle apparatus.
- Discuss the desired fill rate for water shuttle apparatus.
- Demonstrate safe & efficient filling of water shuttle apparatus at a designated fill site.