Haston, David . 2006. Comparison of 11/2- and 2-Inch Suction Hose When Used With Portable Pumps. 0651 1308P. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 8 p.
The San Dimas Technology and Development Center (SDTDC) was asked to perform an evaluation of suction hose and determine if there would be an advantage in using 2-inch suction hose instead of 1½-inch suction hose with portable pumps such as the Mark 3. Suction hose is used to draft water from natural water sources and from portable tanks during wildland firefighting operations.
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