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Now, it’s important to protect your building against the possible outbreak of a fire. To do this, you need dry riser or wet riser installation, and we provide a cost-effective way of making your building safe. This includes maintenance and dry riser testing. And we test privately owned fire hydrants. We also off servicing and testing of fire sprinkler systems. Our team of experienced engineers has operated in the field of fire safety for many years.

Our UK Dry Risers company has installed and tested dry and wet risers and serviced hydrants and sprinklers in a range of different buildings and structures across the whole of the UK.

No matter what type of building you occupy, we will make it safe for your employees or the general public.

Our company operates with numerous clients within the construction industry throughout the UK such as London and Manchester.

 

 These include principal and main contractors, M&E contractors, architects, designers along with private individuals.

Quality and safety is very important with our dry riser installations. We take great care in every project we work on. And, we meet the required standards of  BS5306, BS5041, BS9990 and Building Control Regulations – for fire brigade use.

Our dry risers installation engineers have the skills and experience to fabricate the dry riser or standpipe on your desired site.

We are fully trained and the engineers are fully trained with IPAF and PASMA licenses.

When the installation of the dry risers is complete, you will receive a certificate of compliance

Our Certified Accreditation

Having shown compliance with current health and safety legislation – ‘Dry riser solutions’ is accredited within the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) to do riser and wet riser installations and maintenance.

All our projects are designed, installed and commissioned to industrial standard and legislation BS9990: 2015 Standards. All the parts used in designing are BS5041 standards.

We do a full visual inspection to check any dry risers installation. sprinkler systems, fire safety, and any fire hydrant. If you’re looking for certified installers, contact us.

Our Services

Wet Riser System

We offer wet riser systems tailored to your type of property.

Fire Hydrant testing

We do certified fire hydrant testing

BS9990 Testing

We offer certified BS9990 testing

Dry Riser Regulations

Find out rules and dry riser regulations.

What Is A Dry Riser System?

If you have tried to install safety measures against a fire in your home or office, you would have heard the phrase – ‘dry risers’. You might have wondered, what is a dry riser? You might also have stumbled on it by accident.

Our expert team know how to fit a regulated dry riser system and sprinkler systems for the fire brigade.

Call us for a free quote, or to discuss any query you may have about a dry riser installation.

Why Do You Need Dry Risers?

Your building needs fire protection. When do you need one? There is a need to install a functioning and non-automatic fire-fighting system in buildings, especially tall ones. The other one is the wet riser system.

This is a rising main composed of a vertical pipe that has an inlet box that runs on the outside of the building and dry riser outlets which are placed on every floor in the building. With this system in place, firefighters would find it easier to fight fire in buildings that have floors above eighteen meters to the ground and have about six to seventeen stories.

The riser would relieve firefighters the stress of dragging a hose from their service truck up the stairs to get to a floor in the building. This would help save time and above all the lives of many.

Before you go about installing one in your building, you should know that there are regulations that guide the design and installation of a dry riser. We have discussed some of these regulations below.

We Offer Full Testing

We offer maintenance and testing on;

  • Breeching inlet
  • Landing valves
  • Dry Riser signs
  • Dry Riser doors
  • Inlet sizes and regulations

Regulations for a Dry Riser System

BS9990:2015 gives the recommendation and guidelines for the design, installation, and maintenance of a non-automatic and effective fire-fighting system in a building. From fire safety to sprinkler systems we can help. 

It is a legal requirement for all buildings with a fire-fighting system to perform in-depth servicing and maintenance annually. The annual test ensures an operating pressure of twelve-bar. The maintenance would also include a visual test of the dry riser.

The regulations ensure legal compliance with certain requirements and efficient use of the system.  There are also rules that should be followed when the installation is gone. For example, you will need the correct cabinet installed.

Maintenance and Testing

UK Fire crews understand the dry riser’s layout, function and how they operate. They also have knowledge of any risk involved.

If a building that’s fitted with a riser cupboard or dry riser is referred to as a special or specific special risk (PRM/SSRI); then, detailed information on the riser’s size, location and performance limits needs to be noted down in any risk assessment.

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Wet Riser Installation

At Dry Riser Solutions, we are Wet Riser installation and design experts. We collaborate with M&E contractors to fit and test wet riser drains, Isolation valves, PRVs and of course the Main riser pipework.

  • A test riser must be  installed by an installation expert along side the wet riser. Then, this is used for the evacuation of water from the wet riser – during a flow test.
  • Your wet Riser System is installed with Landing Valves. These locations are chosen where they will be positioned on each floor. A wet Riser can be installed up to and over 50m. The wet riser installation system is designed to provide high pressure flow at the upper floors.
  • PRVs are also installed on every floor of the building. Why? In the event of an emergency this makes sure that the required optimum pressure is delivered on each floor.

Our dry riser will work with you to supply and install the pipework, test drain, PRVs and connecting to the pump ready for commissioning.

What is the pressure required in wet riser?

It is 4 BAR. Your wet riser supply system should be able to handle a minimum running pressure at the rooftop outlet of 4 bar at a flow rate of 22.7l/s. However, there is a maximum pressure required in a wet riser. The maximum that is driving pressure allowed with just one outlet in operation is 5 bar.

Dry Riser Installation Cost

The installation cost will depend on the work required for the building that needs the installation. However, we will provide the best cost possible for your business.

Contact us, we can discuss the cost and how we can help you

What Areas Do We Service In The UK For Installation And Testing?

We cover all areas in the UK such as London dry riser installation, Birmingham dry riser installation, Machester, Bolton, Leeds, York, Liverpool, Derby and more.