Civil Engineering - Water Supply Engineering - Discussion

46. 

If four fires break out in a city of population 40 lakhs and if each hydrant has three streams and duration of each fire is four hours, the total quantity of water required, is

[A]. 1880 kilo litres
[B]. 2880 kilo litres
[C]. 3880 kilo litres
[D]. 4880 kilo litres.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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Punati said: (Aug 1, 2014)  
Could anyone help me to solve this problem?

Amlan Ghosh said: (Mar 27, 2015)  
Total quantity of water required = No of fires x Discharge x Time of each fire.

= 4 x (3 x 1000) x (4 x 60) = 2880000 liters = 2880 kilo liters. (where, 1000 liters/minute is discharge of each stream).

Titun said: (Nov 24, 2016)  
How 1000 lit/min is taken? @Amlan Ghosh.

Navi said: (Apr 9, 2017)  
Discharge of each stream should be taken as 1100 ltr/min.

Ashish said: (Dec 28, 2017)  
Discharge of each stream will be 1100 L/m.

Vrinda said: (Jan 28, 2018)  
Does 3 streams means 3 cumecs?

Vikram said: (Feb 5, 2018)  
According to me, 3168 kilolitres is the correct answer.

Sangamesh said: (Aug 3, 2018)  
Discharge 1100 L/min is correct.

Vaishu said: (Jul 9, 2019)  
Answer is 3168 kilolitres.

Abhishek Raaz said: (Oct 9, 2021)  
Use IS code formula 100* √(P).

P in thousand.
ans>2000kl.
The correct answer 2880.

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