S-211, Portable Pumps and Water Use
This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to design, setup, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems. The focus is on portable pumps – it does not address water delivery for engines. Topics covered include: portable water delivery systems; equipment; roles and responsibilities; and system design and hydraulics. There is also a field exercise where students will apply what they learned in the classroom.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills to design, set up, operate, troubleshoot, and shut down portable water delivery systems.
S-211 is available as classroom instructor-led training.
Course Components and Hours to Complete
Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for s-211 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer for more information about local course sessions.
Prerequisite Qualifications and Training
Associated Position Task Books
Firefighter Type 1, Incident Commander Type 5 (PMS 311-14)