Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities
What is NFPA 820?
This standard provides requirements for protection against fire and explosion hazards specific to wastewater treatment facilities and their associated collection systems.
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What does NFPA 820 address?
NFPA 820 provides requirements for ventilation, construction materials and electrical equipment, as well as fire protection measures and administrative controls designed to protect wastewater treatment facilities and associated collection systems against fire and explosion hazards. Electrical classifications for a particular area vary depending on the ventilation rates. Requirements are provided in table format by specific location in the treatment process.