Replace A Damaged Hose

Personnel Required

  • 2 - 3 crew

Equipment Required

  • Charged 38 mm hose (damaged)
  • Personal protective clothing

Key Points

  • Water not being shut off at appropriate time.
  • Ensure correct signals are given and acknowledged.
  • Use appropriate hose and team work.

Procure a length of delivery hose

  • Select appropriate diameter hose
  • Carry hose to damaged length
  • Face along the line of flow (towards the direction of intended water flow).

Make position to couple hose

  • Bowl and flake hose accordingly over top of damaged hose.

Couple hose

  • When and only when the branch operator signals water off, uncouple damaged hose.
  • Couple new hose to existing length. Signal water on.