Water Expansion Pumping System (WEPS)

What is Water Expansion Pumping System (WEPS)?

Water Expansion Pumping System (WEPS) meaning in Safety terms is

  • Apparatus utilizing an air compressor and positive displacement pump coupled to the same engine, plumbed to a non-pressurized tank, for producing foam. The operation involves injecting compressed air into a liquid stream containing a suitable foaming agent. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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