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    INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE OF WATER-BASED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy

    Superseded date:  02-10-2019

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2017

    Publisher:  National Fire Protection Association

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    Chapter 1 - Administration
    Chapter 2 - Referenced Publications
    Chapter 3 - Definitions
    Chapter 4 - General Requirements
    Chapter 5 - Sprinkler Systems
    Chapter 6 - Standpipe and Hose Systems
    Chapter 7 - Private Fire Service Mains
    Chapter 8 - Fire Pumps
    Chapter 9 - Water Storage Tanks
    Chapter 10 - Water Spray Fixed Systems
    Chapter 11 - Foam-Water Sprinkler Systems
    Chapter 12 - Water Mist Systems
    Chapter 13 - Common Components and Valves
    Chapter 14 - Internal Piping Condition and
                 Obstruction Investigation
    Chapter 15 - Impairments
    Chapter 16 - Special Requirements from Other
                 NFPA Documents
    Annex A - Explanatory Material
    Annex B - Forms and Reports for Inspection,
              Testing, and Maintenance
    Annex C - Possible Causes of Pump Troubles
    Annex D - Obstruction Investigation
    Annex E - Hazard Evaluation Form
    Annex F - Connectivity and Data Collection
    Annex G - Color-Coded Tagging Program
    Annex H - Informational References
    Index

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    Describes the minimum requirements for the periodic inspection, testing, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems and the actions to undertake when changes in occupancy, use, process, materials, hazard, or water supply that potentially impact the performance of the water-based system are planned or identified.

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    Development Note 1998 edition is also available in Portuguese (See NFPA 25 PORTUGUESE). NFPA 25 is included in 'NFPA 25 SET' which includes a standard and a handbook (NFPA 25 HANDBOOK). (05/2003) Also available with NFPA 13 as NFPA 13 & NFPA 25 SET. (11/2010) 2017 Version is also available in Spanish (See NFPA 25 SPANISH). (04/2018)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Fire Protection Association
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    API PUBL 2510A : 1996 FIRE-PROTECTION CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND OPERATION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) STORAGE FACILITIES
    NASA STD 8719.11 : 2008 SAFETY STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 520 : 2016 SUBTERRANEAN SPACES
    API 2510A : 1996 : R2015 FIRE-PROTECTION CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND OPERATION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) STORAGE FACILITIES
    NBR 16385 : 2015 PREVENTION AND PROTECTION OF DUST EXPLOSION SYSTEMS - MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING AND HANDLING OF COMBUSTIBLE PARTICULATE SOLIDS - REQUIREMENTS
    NFPA 430 : 2004 STORAGE OF LIQUID AND SOLID OXIDIZERS
    NFPA 654 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRE AND DUST EXPLOSIONS FROM THE MANUFACTURING, PROCESSING, AND HANDLING OF COMBUSTIBLE PARTICULATE SOLIDS
    NEMA ICS 14 : 2015 APPLICATION GUIDE FOR ELECTRIC FIRE PUMP CONTROLLERS
    NFPA 1031 : 2014 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR FIRE INSPECTOR AND PLAN EXAMINER
    API RP 2030 : 2014 APPLICATION OF FIXED WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION IN THE PETROLEUM AND PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRIES
    ICC IPMC CODE AND COMMENTARY : 2015 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE & COMMENTARY
    NFPA 912 : 1993 FIRE PROTECTION IN PLACES OF WORSHIP
    FM 1421 : 2007 MONITOR ASSEMBLY
    API 2510A : 1996 : R2010 FIRE-PROTECTION CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE DESIGN AND OPERATION OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) STORAGE FACILITIES
    NFPA 409 : 2016 AIRCRAFT HANGARS
    NFPA 3 : 2018 COMMISSIONING OF FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY SYSTEMS
    NFPA 15 : 2017 WATER SPRAY FIXED SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    CSA Z318.4 : 0 COMMISSIONING OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
    FM 5580 : 2012 HYBRID (WATER AND INERT GAS) FIRE EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 13E : 2015 FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS IN PROPERTIES PROTECTED BY SPRINKLER AND STANDPIPE SYSTEMS
    UFC 3-601-02 : 2010 UNIFIED FACILITIES CRITERIA - OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE: INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    ICC IPMC INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE : 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
    ICC 2012 INT. PROPERTY MAINT. CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
    NFPA 3 & 4 HDBK : 2012 COMMISSIONING AND INTEGRATED SYSTEM TESTING HANDBOOK
    NFPA 232A : 1995 ARCHIVES AND RECORDS CENTERS
    NFPA 231F : 1996 STORAGE OF ROLL PAPER
    CSA Z317.1 : 2016 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PLUMBING INSTALLATIONS IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
    NFPA 61 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
    API RP 2021 : 2001 MANAGEMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC STORAGE TANK FIRES
    NFPA 14 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STANDPIPE AND HOSE SYSTEMS
    API 2021 : 2001 : R2015 MANAGEMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC STORAGE TANK FIRES
    API 2021 : 2001 : R2006 MANAGEMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC STORAGE TANK FIRES
    NFPA 472 : 2018 COMPETENCE OF RESPONDERS TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION INCIDENTS
    NFPA 231C : 1998 RACK STORAGE OF MATERIALS
    NFPA 4 : 2018 INTEGRATED FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY SYSTEM TESTING
    NFPA 1500 : 2018 FIRE DEPARTMENT OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, HEALTH, AND WELLNESS PROGRAM
    API 2021A : 1998 INTERIM STUDY - PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF FIRES IN LARGE ABOVEGROUND ATMOSPHERIC STORAGE TANKS
    NFPA HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE HDBK : 2013 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION RESPONSE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 664 : 2017 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND EXPLOSIONS IN WOOD PROCESSING AND WOODWORKING FACILITIES
    NFPA 1072:2017 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION EMERGENCY RESPONSE PERSONNEL PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
    NFPA 1142 : 2017 WATER SUPPLIES FOR SUBURBAN AND RURAL FIRE FIGHTING
    CSA Z463 : 2013 GUIDELINE ON MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
    CSA N393:13 (R2018) Fire protection for facilities that process, handle, or store nuclear substances
    IEEE 979:2012 GUIDE FOR SUBSTATION FIRE PROTECTION
    Z276-18 Liquefied natural gas (LNG) - Production, storage, and handling
    NFPA 231 : 1998 GENERAL STORAGE
    NFPA 30 FRENCH : 1996 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    NFPA 22 : 2018 WATER TANKS FOR PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION
    API 2001 : 2012 FIRE PROTECTION IN REFINERIES
    NFPA 921 : 2017 GUIDE FOR FIRE AND EXPLOSION INVESTIGATIONS
    FM 1530 : 2016 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTIONS
    API 2610 : 2005 : R2010 DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTION OF TERMINAL AND TANK FACILITIES
    API 2610:2005 DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTION OF TERMINAL AND TANK FACILITIES
    NFPA 58 HDBK : 2017 LP-GAS CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    NFPA 75 : 2017 FIRE PROTECTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
    NFPA 1 HDBK : 2015 FIRE CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 1 : 2018 FIRE CODE
    NFPA 59A : 2016 PRODUCTION, STORAGE, AND HANDLING OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)
    NFPA 2 : 2016 HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGIES CODE
    NFPA 52 : 2016 VEHICULAR NATURAL GAS FUEL SYSTEMS CODE
    NFPA 301 : 2018 SAFETY TO LIFE FROM FIRE ON MERCHANT VESSELS
    NFPA 232 : 2017 PROTECTION OF RECORDS
    NFPA 120 : 2015 FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN COAL MINES
    NFPA 58 : 2017 LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS CODE
    NFPA 318 : 2018 PROTECTION OF SEMICONDUCTOR FABRICATION FACILITIES
    NFPA 801 : 2014 FIRE PROTECTION FOR FACILITIES HANDLING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
    NFPA 820 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND COLLECTION FACILITIES
    NFPA 909 : 2017 PROTECTION OF CULTURAL RESOURCE PROPERTIES - MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, AND PLACES OF WORSHIP
    NFPA 91 : 2015 EXHAUST SYSTEMS FOR AIR CONVEYING OF VAPORS, GASES, MISTS, AND PARTICULATE SOLIDS
    NFPA 30 HDBK : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 804 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ADVANCED LIGHT WATER REACTOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 72 HDBK : 2016 NATIONAL FIRE ALARM AND SIGNALING CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 914 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES
    NFPA 30 : 2018 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS CODE
    NFPA 45 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR LABORATORIES USING CHEMICALS
    NFPA 13 HDBK : 2016 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS HANDBOOK
    NFPA 214 : 2016 WATER-COOLING TOWERS
    NFPA 99 HDBK : 2018 HEALTH CARE FACILITIES CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 555 : 2017 METHODS FOR EVALUATING POTENTIAL FOR ROOM FLASHOVER
    NFPA 18A : 2017 WATER ADDITIVES FOR FIRE CONTROL AND VAPOR MITIGATION
    NFPA 122 : 2015 FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN METAL/NONMETAL MINING AND METAL MINERAL PROCESSING FACILITIES
    NFPA 35 : 2016 MANUFACTURE OF ORGANIC COATINGS
    NFPA 140 : 2018 MOTION PICTURE AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION STUDIO SOUNDSTAGES, APPROVED PRODUCTION FACILITIES, AND PRODUCTION LOCATIONS
    NFPA 303 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION STANDARD FOR MARINAS AND BOATYARDS
    NFPA 130 : 2017 FIXED GUIDEWAY TRANSIT AND PASSENGER RAIL SYSTEMS
    NFPA 101 HDBK : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE HANDBOOK
    NFPA 418 : 2016 HELIPORTS
    NFPA 17A : 2017 WET CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 851 : 2010 FIRE PROTECTION FOR HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 502 : 2017 ROAD TUNNELS, BRIDGES, AND OTHER LIMITED ACCESS HIGHWAYS
    NFPA 99 : 2018 HEALTH CARE FACILITIES CODE
    NFPA 18 : 2017 WETTING AGENTS
    NFPA 87 : 2018 FLUID HEATERS
    NFPA 400 : 2016 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS CODE
    NFPA 76 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES
    NFPA 850 : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS AND HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CONVERTER STATIONS
    NFPA 750 : 2015 WATER MIST FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 17 : 2017 DRY CHEMICAL EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    NFPA 20 HDBK : 2016 STATIONARY FIRE PUMPS HANDBOOK
    NFPA 501A : 2017 FIRE SAFETY CRITERIA FOR MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLATIONS, SITES, AND COMMUNITIES
    NFPA 59 : 2018 UTILITY LP-GAS PLANT CODE
    NFPA 804 : 2020 FIRE PROTECTION FOR ADVANCED LIGHT WATER REACTOR ELECTRIC GENERATING PLANTS
    NFPA 13D & 13R HDBK : 2016 NFPA 13D AND NFPA 13R: AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES HANDBOOK
    NFPA 61 : 2020 PREVENTION OF FIRES AND DUST EXPLOSIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PROCESSING FACILITIES
    CSA N293 : 2012 : INC : UPD 1 : 2017 : R201700 FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    ICC 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE : 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE
    CSA N293 : 2012(R2018) FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    NASA STD 8719.12 : 2010 SAFETY STANDARD FOR EXPLOSIVES, PROPELLANTS, AND PYROTECHNICS
    CSA N293 : 2012 FIRE PROTECTION FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
    N293-12 (R2017) Fire protection for nuclear power plants
    NASA-STD-8719.11B:2020 STANDARD FOR FIRE PROTECTION AND LIFE SAFETY
    NFPA 45 HDBK : 2015 FIRE PROTECTION FOR LABORATORIES USING CHEMICALS HANDBOOK
    NFPA 230 : 2003 FIRE PROTECTION OF STORAGE
    NFPA 1 : 2021 FIRE CODE

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    NFPA 820 : 2016 FIRE PROTECTION IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND COLLECTION FACILITIES
    NFPA 22 : 2013 WATER TANKS FOR PRIVATE FIRE PROTECTION
    NFPA 750 : 2015 WATER MIST FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 551 : 2016 EVALUATION OF FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS
    NFPA 1962 : 2013 CARE, USE, INSPECTION, SERVICE TESTING, AND REPLACEMENT OF FIRE HOSE, COUPLINGS, NOZZLES, AND FIRE HOSE APPLIANCES
    NFPA 96 : 2017 VENTILATION CONTROL AND FIRE PROTECTION OF COMMERCIAL COOKING OPERATIONS
    NFPA 780 : 2017 INSTALLATION OF LIGHTNING PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    NFPA 110 : 2016 EMERGENCY AND STANDBY POWER SYSTEMS
    NFPA 101 : 2018 LIFE SAFETY CODE
    SSPC-SP 10 : 2015 NEAR-WHITE BLAST CLEANING
    NFPA 13R : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES
    NFPA 1141 : 2017 FIRE PROTECTION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT IN WILDLAND, RURAL, AND SUBURBAN AREAS
    NFPA 291 : 2016 FIRE FLOW TESTING AND MARKING OF HYDRANTS
    SSPC-PAINT 8 : 1982 ALUMINUM VINYL PAINT
    IEEE/ASTM SI 10 : 2010 METRIC PRACTICE
    NFPA 24 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF PRIVATE FIRE SERVICE MAINS AND THEIR APPURTENANCES
    NFPA 15 : 2017 WATER SPRAY FIXED SYSTEMS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    AWWA D101 : 1953(R1986) INSPECTING AND REPAIRING STEEL WATER TANKS, STANDPIPES, RESERVOIRS, AND ELEVATED TANKS, FOR WATER STORAGE
    NFPA 1911 : 2017 INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE, TESTING, AND RETIREMENT OF IN-SERVICE EMERGENCY VEHICLES
    NFPA 14 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STANDPIPE AND HOSE SYSTEMS
    NFPA 70E : 2018 ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
    NFPA 11 : 2016 LOW-, MEDIUM-, AND HIGH-EXPANSION FOAM
    NFPA 25 HANDBOOK : 2011 INSPECTION, TESTING, AND MAINTENANCE OF WATER-BASED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS HANDBOOK
    TT P 86 : H PAINT, RED-LEAD BASE, READY-MIXED
    SSPC-SP 6 : 2015 COMMERCIAL BLAST CLEANING
    NFPA 72 : 2016 NATIONAL FIRE ALARM AND SIGNALING CODE
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    NFPA 307 : 2016 CONSTRUCTION AND FIRE PROTECTION OF MARINE TERMINALS, PIERS, AND WHARVES
    NFPA 409 : 2016 AIRCRAFT HANGARS
    NFPA 16 : 2015 INSTALLATION OF FOAM-WATER SPRINKLER AND FOAM-WATER SPRAY SYSTEMS
    AWWA M42 : 2013 STEEL WATER-STORAGE TANKS
    NFPA 13D : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND MANUFACTURED HOMES
    ASTM D 3359 : 2017 : REDLINE Standard Test Methods for Rating Adhesion by Tape Test
    NFPA 20 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF STATIONARY PUMPS FOR FIRE PROTECTION
    HI 3.6 : 2016 ROTARY PUMP TESTS
    SSPC-PAINT 9 : 1982 WHITE (OR COLORED) VINYL PAINT
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