Pressure Loss

What is Pressure Loss?

Pressure Loss meaning in Safety terms is

  • Reduction in water pressure between a pump or hydrant and a nozzle due to expenditure of pressure energy required to move water through a hose; includes losses due to back pressure, friction loss, elevation loss, and/or losses in fittings. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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