Inspections, tests, and maintenance of fire pumps and controllers shall be performed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and NFPA 25. The following list highlights minimum requirements for fire pumps inspectons.
FIRE PUMP WEEKLY INSPECTION
Fire pumps must be inspected weekly to verify that the pump assembly appears to be in operating condition and is free from physical damage. This’s very important!!!
Pump house, heating 8.2.2 (1)
Fire pump system 8.2.2.(2)
no-flow for 30 min. Test Weekly 8.3.1
FIRE PUMP ANNUALLY INSPECTION
flow condition (normal Test 188.8.131.52
and emergency power)*
Fire Pump System 8.5, Table 8.5.3
Mechanical transmission 8.5, Table 8.5.3
Motor 8.5, Table 8.5.3
FIRE PUMP VARIES INSPECTION
Electrical system 8.5, Table 8.5.3
Controller 8.5, Table 8.5.3
Diesel engine system, Maintenance Varies 8.5, Table 8.5.3