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Supplying water at the required pressure in Israel’s high-rise buildings is an ongoing challenge. The standard practice in high-rise buildings is to pump water up to a reservoir on the roof. The water then descends through the building piping using gravitational force, creating high pressure that must be reduced for consumer use.
In emergencies, the functional stability of vital structures such as the Bank of Israel is crucial. An underground shelter was constructed for the building, 40 meters below ground level. To provide a flow of drinking water to the people living and working there, a water supply system was required. The system also had to supply water for the fire hydrants.
How to gain control of fire in highway and railway tunnels
Water supply for firefighting has always posed a challenge, especially when trying to get water into long and narrow tunnels with limited access for fire trucks.