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Waterous Online

To help you find the right Waterous products, services and educational and training seminars, visit our Web site at www.waterousco.com.

With customers in Europe, North and South

America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa

Waterous continues to serve the needs of the global

fire industry with unmatched service and customer care. Call Waterous today, and discover the force behind the fight.

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

125 HARDMAN AVENUE SOUTH, SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55075-2456 651-450-5000

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Since our humble beginnings in 1886, we’ve remained committed

to developing products that meet the demands of a firefighter. Our dedication to our fellow firefighters out in the field has made us one of

the most trusted innovator and manufacturer of fire pumps and waterworks equipment worldwide. At Waterous, we take innovative ideas and shape them into more reliable fire suppression capabilities

for your apparatus. Simply put, when it comes to pump service and performance—there is no equal.

Revolutionizing the industry since 1886. Innovation. A word that Waterous has remained committed to since 1886, and a word that you experience every time you use a Waterous product. So join us now as we look back on 120-years of innovation and dedication to the fire service industry.

1886 Interested in the riverside city’s growth

and development, a private developmental company offers the Waterous brothers free land in South Saint Paul to build a new factory. Waterous develops the first frost shield hydrant and the steam powered horse drawn fire pump.

1887 The city of South Saint Paul is incorporated.

1894

1904

Ironic as it may seem the Waterous factory burned down and a new factory was built in St. Paul along the West Side levee and next to the Robert Street Bridge overlooking the Mississippi River.

Again, tragedy strikes and the building burned to the ground. This time the factory is rebuilt at the same St. Paul site.

1898

Already known for their horse drawn steam engines, Waterous revolutionizes the industry by introducing the first gasoline powered horse drawn fire pump.


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VEHICLE-MOUNTED PUMPS

Waterous provides fire industry professionals with easy-to-operate systems that provide the most efficient water delivery system on the market.

CAFSystems™

When it comes to compressed air foam systems, Waterous CAFSystems suppress fires faster and with less risk to your firefighters. Whether you need water, aspirated foam or

compressed air foam, Waterous Eclipse™ series CAFS offer fully-integrated, user-friendly units to fit any fire suppression application.

FOAM SYSTEMS

Starting with a steam-powered, horse drawn fire pump in 1886 to

Waterous offers the latest in foam management technology. Known as the world’s

the modern CAFSystems of today, Waterous products continue to

most advanced foam management system, the Waterous Advantus™ combines

maximum foam output with pinpoint accuracy for the most economical use of

revolutionize the firefighting industry with tools that meet the

water and foam concentrate.

demands of a hero. Whether your need is for a small motor pump or

a large 2250 GPM vehicle-mounted pump, Waterous has you covered.

MOTOR PUMPS

Waterous diesel-and gasoline-powered motor pumps combine the muscle of the Waterous

vehicle-mounted pumps with the convenience of their own power source. Along with enginedriven models, we offer five portable pumps that are ideal for marine applications, dewatering, pool maintenance and irrigation.

ARFF PUMPS

Whether fighting fires on the open sea or battling blazes on the runway, every second is crucial. That is why Waterous Fire Boat and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) pumps are built with the highest quality materials for dependable performance at every call.

INDUSTRIAL PUMPS

Deicing, insulator washing and sewer jetting are just a few uses for Waterous industrial pumps.

From the largest refinery pigging operation to the smallest street washer, Waterous has the pump to do your job right the first time.

1935

1907

1955 Aseries of innovations including electric

Fred A. Waterous Sr. assumes the presidency of Waterous Company.

Paving the way in technological breakthroughs for the industry, Waterous introduces the first gasoline powered, self-propelled pumper. The engine propelled the truck and the fire pump.

1929

Waterous Company builds its last complete piece of fire apparatus and begins specializing in the manufacture of fire pumps, hydrants, valves and accessories.

pump controls, flame-plated impeller hubs and standard bottom servicing sets new standards for fire pumping equipment and makes Waterous pumps easier to use and service.

1944

Waterous Limited (Canada) celebrates its centennial.


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MOBILE DEMONSTRATION UNIT

Since 1958, the Waterous Mobile Demonstration Unit has traveled across the

United States and Canada teaching firefighters how to maintain one of the most critical components of the fire truck—the pump. Demonstrations

cover CAFSystems, pump maintenance and operation instruction capabilities. Although we deal specifically with Waterous products and accessories, much of the material is applicable to other products, regardless of manufacturer.

MECHANIC SEMINARS

At Waterous we take great pride in helping our fellow firefighters

Waterous is the industry leader in fire pump awareness and maintenance

stay safe. We understand the risks of the job, which is why we work

education. Long before the industry stressed the need for educational equipment

training, Waterous developed a seminar to teach proper fire pump maintenance.

just as hard to make sure your equipment is working for you. Not only

These seminars are one week long and stress "hands on" training by Waterous

do we back our equipment with an exclusive, industry-leading

expert service staff. Best of all, these seminars are FREE!

warranty, but we also provide our customers with unmatched sales

FIELD AND PHONE

and support. Our highly trained service technicians are on hand to

answer any technical questions, while our knowledgeable sales staff

Whether you have questions about your pump or need help out in the field, our Waterous

will help you specify the right pump for the job.

service technicians are just a phone call away. If that means talking you through routine maintenance over the phone or traveling to your station to look over your apparatus, we'll

be there. Our highly-trained sales and service staff know that it's not just about looking after your equipment--its about looking after your fellow firefighters.

INDUSTRY EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY

Fire departments and brigades demand longer life expectancy from their fire

suppression equipment. And in keeping with its tradition of meaningful innovation and commitment to our customers, Waterous made the move from a standard

two-year to the five-year warranty. Innovation doesn't just translate to our

products, it also translates into better service for our customers.

1968

1998

1987

Waterous develops the Flotopump™ to meet the rugged demands of the United States Forest Service. The pump’s durable yet light design makes it a leading product in the industry.

1977

Waterous introduces the ball transfer valve and the silent chain drive transmission--innovations that begin to shape pump design for the entire industry.

2006

Waterous introduces the Eclipse™ 200scfm mid-ship mounted compressed air foam system. The Eclipse would quickly become the world's premier CAFSystem

Unveils new self-adjusting mechanical seals. These new seals would help increase the durability of the pumps by reducing leakage.

1992

Waterous’ lightweight, ductile iron, resilient seated gate valve goes into full production after a highly successful five-year trial.

Waterous unveils a revolutionary foam . This management system called the Advantus™ new conductivity-based measurement system delivers the most accurate and efficient water to foam ratio in the industry.

2003

Waterous introduces the HL 200 a unique, light alloy pump for the international market.


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Waterous Online

To help you find the right Waterous products, services and educational and training seminars, visit our Web site at www.waterousco.com.

With customers in Europe, North and South

America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa

Waterous continues to serve the needs of the global

fire industry with unmatched service and customer care. Call Waterous today, and discover the force behind the fight.

CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

125 HARDMAN AVENUE SOUTH, SOUTH SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA 55075-2456 651-450-5000

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www.waterousco.com

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