Design Improved Fire Pump System

Joint Base Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base

What We Did

Atriax provided comprehensive services to improve the critical fire pumping systems supporting seven aircraft maintenance hangars and the C-17 Globemaster III. The design included existing system evaluations including calculations for fire pump capacity, evaluation of power supply, and redundancy of service. Atriax provided close coordination with HQ Air Mobility Command to assure compliance with all relevant guidance.

Project Details

Services: Engineering, Project Management, Specialty

Budget: Dollar Amount of Award – $198,425

Partners: Zapata, Parker Land Surveying, AME Consulting Engineers

How We Did

The fire pump configuration was reduced from 7 to 3 pumps significantly reducing maintenance burden without compromising reliability.

A/E was very cooperative in evaluating various alternatives and altering course to optimize the design.–Barbara Powell, Contract Specialist, 628 Contracting Squadron