Proposed features/Dry riser inlet
|Dry riser inlet|
|Status:||Proposed (under way)|
|Definition:||a point to which firefighters can connect a pressurized water source|
The dry riser inlet or fire department connection (FDC) is a point to which firefighters can connect a pressurized water source. It's the endpoint of a dry riser, an empty tube to distribute water to various parts of a building or structure in case of a fire.
- fire_hydrant:diameter=* (if you know it)
- fire_hydrant:coupling_type=* (see hose_couplings)
- fire_hydrant:couplings=* (see hose_couplings)
Around the world, there are various hose couplings in use. OsmHydrant promotes the usage of fire_hydrant:coupling_type with values like "Storz", "Barcelona", "UNI", "Sprawny". Additionally there is the tag fire_hydrant:couplings. which could be used for the dry_riser_inlet as well.
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