Hi, I just want to know your opinion if it is okay to connect the fire department connection directly to the fire reserve tank instead of connecting it to the standpipes. This is due to incapability of fire trucks to supply water to high zones of high rise buildings and connecting the FDC to tank would supplement to the capacity of the tank to supply water for a longer period of time. I know that as per NFPA FDC should be connected to the main piping and in the sprinkler system side. Also, for high zone situations, auxiliary water supply and pumping equipment should be provided. Connecting the FDC to the fire tank will obviously cost less which is the prime consideration of the clients. Thanks in advance for your responses.
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