Owners of buildings or sites with fire tank systems are responsible for ensuring tanks are safe and operable in an emergency. It’s vital to source professional, licensed personnel to inspect fire tanks in accordance with Australian industry standards keeping suppression resources full and functioning at all times.
Regulations vary between states, however, a range of general guidelines and requirements apply regardless of location or business nature. Sometimes an entire fire tank replacement is required whereas the appropriate fittings can be added to existing potable water tanks, transforming them into fire suppression units.
As a first line of defense, it is important that you are familiar with your responsibilities and repair any necessary damage during every maintenance period. Your tank’s age or location may determine whether it needs to be maintained in accordance with AS1851-2005 or AS1851-2012. Raven Tanks will ensure your onsite fire tanks:
Your tank’s age or location may determine whether it needs to be maintained in accordance with AS1851-2005 or AS1851-2012. Raven Tanks will ensure your onsite fire tanks:
Fire tanks should be emptied, cleaned and refilled at two primary intervals in their lifespan, these being:
Following this process, fire tanks should be refilled with reserves made available again as soon as possible, ensuring liners and all other components are correctly reinstalled. All of these services require professional fire tank installation experts and should never be attempted by unlicensed or untrained technicians.
Generally, fire tank inspections should be conducted once per year of service. However, depending on their age and condition, commercial fire tanks may require more or less frequent maintenance.
Call the Raven Tanks team immediately if you suspect or notice any cracks, leaks or other damage to surfaces or components.
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