Leslie Cowger, PE

Leslie Cowger, PE, is a fire protection and plumbing engineer at McClure Engineering.


Standpipe with a hose valve, control valve, flow switch, pressure gauge and inspector's test. A main drain is also routed alongside the standpipe. Courtesy: McClure Engineering
Fire and Life Safety July 11, 2024

Deciphering the codes for fire protection standpipes

There are considerations for the standpipes’ locations, sizes, pressure and flow that all must be addressed before a commercial building can be occupied.

By Leslie Cowger, PE
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