US Department of Agriculture, USDA Forest Service, Technology and Development Program Banner with Logos.
Images from various aspects of the T&D Program.
HomeAbout T&DT&D PubsT&D NewsProgram AreasHelpContact Us
  T&D > T&D Pubs > Library Card T&D Publications Header
Library Card

Robertson, Rich G.; Zavala, Mark . 2004. Water Rakes. 0451 1306P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 6 p.

The San Dimas Technology and Development Center (SDTDC) was asked to fieldtest two water rakes. A water rake is a tool for firefighters to use during mopup. Field acceptance of the tool depends heavily on such factors as location, the type of vegetation, terrain, personal preference, and tooluse training. The water on/off efficiency was greatly improved when using the replacement ball valve from the modification kit. The rake-to-hose attachment is accomplished more quickly and with greater ease when using the swivel attachment from the kit.

Keywords: water rakes

View HTML

E-mail this link.

These files are best for printing: (Help with PDF files)

View 72 dpi PDF (118 kb)

View 300 dpi PDF (1131 kb)

If you experience problems using the 300 dpi PDF file, use the 72 dpi PDF files if they are listed below:

Adobe "Get Acrobat Reader" icon Click the icon to download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.