2.3.8.A ResidentialWaterSupply - Activity 2.3.8 Residential...

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Activity 2.3.8 Residential Water SupplyIntroductionMost people take it for granted that when they turn on a faucet, water is available. In fact a lot of planning has been completed to ensure that homes and business have adequate water. Engineers use codes and calculations to ensure that source and pressure are adequate. Historically civilizations in Rome and China were able to establish large urban areas and advance culture in large part because of their ability to transport large amounts of fresh water to citizens to meet their needs.EquipmentCalculatorpencilHazen Williams Constants & Equivalent Length of (Generic) Fittings handoutProcedureComplete water supply calculations for each of the following.1Complete the following calculations for your affordable home in your engineering notebook or journal.Water Supply Line FactsThe water line is 15 years old and is located 6 feet below 10th Street.The elevation at the lowest point of the tower’s water cavity is 872.81 ft.The pipe’s diameter is 8 in.The pipe’s length is 3.12 miles.The pipe is cast iron.

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