NFPA® 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Units
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
3.4 Deluge Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems Definitions
3.5 Valve Definitions
3.6 Water-Based Fire Protection System Definitions
Chapter 4 General Requirements
4.1 Responsibility of the Property Owner or Designated Representative
4.2 Corrective Action
4.3 Records
4.4 Inspection
4.5 Testing
4.6 Performanced-Based Programs
4.7 Maintenance
4.8 Safety
Chapter 5 Sprinkler Systems
5.1 General
5.2 Inspection
5.3 Testing
5.4 Maintenance
5.5 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 6 Standpipe and Hose Systems
6.1 General
6.2 Inspection
6.3 Testing
6.4 Maintenance
6.5 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 7 Private Fire Service Mains
7.1 General
7.2 Inspection and Corrective Action.
7.3 Testing
7.4 Maintenance
7.5 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 8 Fire Pumps
8.1 General
8.2 Inspection
8.3 Testing
8.4 Reports
8.5 Maintenance
8.6 Component Replacement Testing Requirements
Chapter 9 Water Storage Tanks
9.1 General
9.2 Inspection
9.3 Testing
9.4 Maintenance
9.5 Automatic Tank Fill Valves
9.6 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 10 Water Spray Fixed Systems
10.1 General
10.2 Inspection and Maintenance Procedures
10.3 Operational Tests
10.4 Ultra-High-Speed Water Spray System (UHSWSS) Operational Tests
10.5 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 11 Foam-Water Sprinkler Systems
11.1 General
11.2 Inspection
11.3 Operational Tests
11.4 Maintenance
11.5 Component Action Requirements
Chapter 12 Water Mist Systems
12.1 Inspection and Testing
12.2 Maintenance
12.3 Training
Chapter 13 Valves, Valve Components, and Trim
13.1 General
13.2 General Provisions
13.3 Control Valves in Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
13.4 System Valves
13.5 Pressure Reducing Valves and Relief Valves
13.6 Backflow Prevention Assemblies
13.7 Fire Department Connections
13.8 Component Testing Requirements
Chapter 14 Obstruction Investigation
14.1 General
14.2 Internal Inspection of Piping
14.3 Obstruction Investigation and Prevention
14.4 Ice Obstruction
Chapter 15 Impairments
15.1 General
15.2 Impairment Coordinator
15.3 Tag Impairment System
15.4 Impaired Equipment
15.5 Preplanned Impairment Programs
15.6 Emergency Impairments
15.7 Restoring Systems to Service
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Forms for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
Annex C Possible Causes of Pump Troubles
Annex D Obstruction Investigation
Annex E Examples of Classifications of Needed Repairs
Annex F Hazard Evaluation Form
Annex G Informational References
Index