An article about the water tender. It is also known as a tanker in some regions, is a specialized firefighting apparatus designed for transporting water from a water source to a fire scene. Water tenders are capable of drafting water from a stream, lake or hydrant. The article provides photos of the tankers.
An article the water tender. It is a large tank truck used to carry water to fire engines when a water source is not readily available. Typically, this is in remote or rural areas where fire hydrants are not available. Water tenders are often deployed during brush fires, but a water tender can also be relocated to an urban area, if the hydrant system is not working.
Video length: 1 min 25secs. Video that shows where and how fire fighters get water in case of fire.
A forum about the "Canadian Spread", an example of a water tender.
A forum about the LAFD tanker.
An article that provides a review about a book that tackles water sources like tanks, cisterns, aquifers, and ponds. For domestic supply, fire and emergency use. Includes building instructions for several styles of ferrocement water tanks. It also includes photos and illustrations.
An article about a water tender, it includes the definition and the description of the water tender. The water tenders bring a reasonable amount of water exactly where needed with a possibility to connect them very rapidly to an engine.