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Dump Tanks or Pumping off Tankers

What would you rather do, dump the water off the tanker into a dump tank and get it back on the road to get more water or call in numerous…

Started by Jason Ryan

1 Dec 12, 2010
Reply by Jeffery A. Hartle

What Type of Tanker do you use

This will focus on the Make / Model/ Type of tankers we use for our Rural Operations. Pictures are welcome.

Started by Mike France

3 May 8, 2010
Reply by Mike France

Frameless porta tanks or framed porta tanks

I've wanted to post a question to see if anybody is using frameless porta tanks. Any good comments, bad comments, horror stories would be g…

Started by William Anderson

6 May 17, 2009
Reply by Joe Weinert

Jet Siphon or Linking Porta Tanks Together?

Wondering if people are using jet siphons of linking porta tanks. What has been working for others?

Started by Matt Peksa

4 May 17, 2009
Reply by Joe Weinert

Tanker Task Force

Hi all, I would like some advice from those of you who have a Tanker Taskforce response available in your mutual aid agreements within your…

Started by Kelly Saunders

5 Apr 13, 2009
Reply by Kelly Saunders

Venturi water movers.

What, if any, kind of venturi suction devices are being used for draft operations and what kind of results are you getting from them?

Started by Larry Lasich

1 Apr 13, 2009
Reply by Wayne Knott

First in Company Responsibilites

I'm curious to see what other departments have to say about the first in companies responsibilites to a fire in the rural water setting. By…

Started by William Anderson

17 Apr 8, 2009
Reply by Kelly Saunders

A better ISO Classification

Many people think that because they are a rural fire department they are stuck with a class 8 or 9 and that's it. I was part of process a f…

Started by Robert Rhoades

0 Apr 1, 2009


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