TITLE

Benefits of shifting fire protection to reclaimed water

AUTHOR(S)
Digiano, Francis A.; Weaver, Christopher C.; Okun, Daniel A.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Journal: American Water Works Association;Feb2009, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study to illustrate the costs and benefits of a dual distribution system that incorporates fire protection with reclaimed water. It compares the design and capital cost with those of a conventional water infrastructure for the Briar Chapel community under construction in Chatham County, North Carolina. Although this study was not undertaken to alter the water infrastructure decision for Briar Chapel, the developers were interested in the results for other planned communities.
ACCESSION #
36527566

 

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