Rural Water Supply & Tanker Operation
Class Date(s) Tuesday, Jun 4 2024 7:00PM-10:00PM  
Thursday, Jun 6 2024 7:00PM-10:00PM  
Saturday, Jun 8 2024 8:00AM-4:30PM  
Sunday, Jun 9 2024 8:00AM-4:30PM  
Thursday, Jun 13 2024 7:00PM-10:00PM  
Saturday, Jun 15 2024 8:00AM-4:30PM  Certificaltion Challenge Day
Class# 24FS91181  

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Rural Water Supply & Tanker Operations

Description of Course: This course introduces the student to basic methods of water movement in the rural area for firefighting. Tank trucks and large diameter hose are utilized. Safe, efficient and recommended methods are discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.

Student Equipment/Supply Needs: Pen/Pencil, Notebook, Turn Out Gear

Equipment/Audiovisual/Supply requirements: Classroom, Chalkboard, Handouts and Audiovisuals per Instructor Discretion; two locations for outside evolutions, one for drafting water for filling tankers and for L.D.H. Operations and one to dump water from tankers; three engines, six tankers minimum, 1000 ft. of 2-1/2" or 3" or 4" hose; 2000 ft. of 5" hose with adaptors and fittings; minimum three portable folding tanks, master stream device with stacked tips, pitot gauge, friction loss chart, nozzle pressure chart, minimum three portable pumps with suction hose and strainers; various strainers, siphon devices and other locally available equipment used in tanker shuttle operations; if possible a four port manifold for 5" hose.


Course Contact: Matt Fink, Fire Training Manager, office: (610) 344-5017 or via email at

Price $200.00
Class Location
Academic Bldg. #140
Public Safety Training Campus , 137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA   19320
(610) 344-4100