Rollover & WATERAX Pump Testing With Calaveras Consolidated

The Calaveras Consolidated chief believes that testing and training should always be executed as if it were the real deal. This test is the deployment of portable water pump, the firefighters will be testing it as they set up to draft water from the Calaveras river.
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WATERAX: Innovation driven by team work

Running a century-old company doesn’t mean you have to hold on to outdated business practices. WATERAX, a Montreal-based water-pump manufacturer is proof of this. Its decision-makers innovated by adopting the Lean method to help the company stand out from the competition.
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Preparing your Home for Wildfire Season

We would like to believe the Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, wildland fire that started on May 2, 2016, was a unique, catastrophic event. Approximately 2,400 houses and buildings were destroyed when fire crossed containment boundaries. However, fire science experts believe wildland urban interface (WUI) property owners in both Canada and the United States will face similar occurrences more regularly in the future.
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The New RANCHER Lightweight Skid Unit

WATERAX is happy to announce its newest collaboration with Hannay Reels. The improved RANCHER® with a Hannay hose reel!
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Saving Lives: Fire Pumps in Wildland Firefighting

The humble water pump is considered by some to be the greatest invention for fire suppression, saving lives and sparing property from fire devastation.
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The Renowned BB-4 Now Available in Diesel!

WATERAX fire pumps are trusted by wildland firefighters around the world. We have a long and exciting history that dates back to 1898. Our fire pumps meet NFPA 1906 standards and are specified for wildland Type 4, 5, 6, and 7 fire engines and are used as auxiliary pumps for Type 3 engines as well.
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Nothern Ontario: Help Shipping Out

To all forest firefighters out there deployed to support the multiple forest fires across Canada - we thank you!
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Watch our Chief Engineer talk about the BB-4 Diesel pump at FDIC

Watch our Chief Engineer, Jeff Sadler, talk about the BB-4 Diesel pump at FDIC.
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The BB-4 Diesel officially listed in USFS Type 6 specifications

The WATERAX BB-4® Diesel has been officially listed on the U.S. Forest Service Type 6 Fire Apparatus specifications.
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Q&A: WATERAX VP on 100 years of wildland product inventions and what’s next

In fact, the history of fire pumps in Canada dates back to the early 1900s. Mr. H.C. Johnson, a fire inspector for the Board of Railway Commissioners of Canada, designed the first Canadian portable forestry fire pump in 1915.
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