46-page document that tackles every aspect of the design and construction of a water supply system utilizing potential energy (gravity) for delivery.
Article about the a gravity pumped water system. It also includes some illustrations.
A blog that shows pictures of a rural water supply
An article about the different water supplies used in San Francisco, Ca. Examples are: Low Pressure Water Supply System; High Pressure Auxiliary Water Supply System and; Cisterns.
An article about the ISO calculation on water supply. ISO calculates the needed fire flow for an individual building based on the building's area, construction, occupancy, and exposure. To get full credit, the water supply must be able to deliver water, at 20 psi residual pressure and at the specified rate of flow, for a specified period of time. Needed fire flows for individual buildings range from a minimum of 500 gpm to a maximum of 12,000 gpm.
An article that provides information that will enable the decision makers on the fireground to maintain an adequate uninterrupted water supply throughout the duration of the incident. It includes the topic ans some pictures about the small-gpm and large-flow water supply.
An illustration of the water supply system.