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Water Flow For Firefighting

The demand rate of water for fighting fire is very high though the total quantity of water used for fighting fires is normally quite small. The fire demand as established by the American Insurance Association is

G=1020P1/2(1 -0.01P1/2)

G =fire demand rate in gal/min (liter/s)
P= population in thousands.

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