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ID
7-508-1259
Name
Water Valve Maintenance (Truck/Trailer) – Water Distribution
Status
Published
Updated
11/5/2019 9:20:58 AM
Released
11/05/2019
Description
The Water Valve Maintenance (Truck/Trailer) – Water Distribution is truck-mounted or trailer-mounted equipment for exercising water distribution valves and for valve box cleaning
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Equipment
Overall Function
The Water Valve Maintenance (Truck/Trailer) – Water Distribution is equipment to support the operation and exercising of water valves and valve box cleaning
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. This equipment can be ordered in conjunction with a National Incident Management System (NIMS) typed team (Repair Team – Water Distribution System) 2. Can be ordered with staff using the NIMS Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure 3. Requestor verifies trailer connection compatibility if equipment is trailer-mounted
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
Equipment DescriptionNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – Truck-mounted valve exerciser 1 – Mounted vacuum
Type 21 – Trailer-mounted valve exerciser with vacuum
Type 31 – Trailer-mounted or truck-mounted valve exerciser
EQUIPMENT VALVE EXERCISER TORQUENot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3Up to 750 ft/pound (lb)
EQUIPMENT CAPACITYNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 34-inch valves and larger
EQUIPMENT VALVE EXERCISER SPEEDNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 24 to 68 revolutions per minute (RPM)
Type 35 to 30 RPM
EQUIPMENT VALVE EXERCISER REACHNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Up to 27 inches
Type 3Up to 13 feet
EQUPMENT VALVE EXERCISER SUPPLY REQUIREMENTSNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 22 to 30 gallons per minute (GPM) at 2,000 pounds per square inch (PSI)
Type 34 to 12 GPM at 2,000 PSI
EQUIPMENT VALVE EXECISER VALVE KEYNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11. 2-inch nut to a depth of 6 feet rated for 2,500ft/lb. of torque 2. 3-foot to 8-foot extensions to extend reach depth
Type 22-inch nut to a depth of 6 feet rated for 2,500ft/lb. of torque
Type 32-inch nut to a depth of 6 feet rated for 800ft/lb. of torque
EQUIPMENT VACUUM PUMPNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 3450 cubic feet per minute (CFM)
EQUIPMENT VACUUM DEBRIS TANKNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1200 gallons
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 390 gallons
EQUIPMENT VACCUM HOSE DIAMETERNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Same as Type 3
Type 33 inches
739
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Repair Team – Water Distribution System
FEMA, NIMS 509: Utility Worker Specialist – Water Sector Infrastructure
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016