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Using Water Effectively course

Learn how to be both effective and safe when you are fighting fire in the wildland/urban interface.

Video and study notes

This 20-minute video shows various approaches to effective water use to reduce interface structure loss and how to address the risk to interface residents through Firewise® preparation and mitigation before a wildfire threatens a community. The video provides examples of techniques and strategies; planning and locating water sources; assessing water sources for supply; and testing and maintaining the sources. Use the study notes to supplement your individual or classroom learning.