fire hydrant


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an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire

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Twenty-eight existing fire hydrants will be replaced and six new fire hydrants win be installed.
After the second attack a Northumbrian Water spokesperson said misusing fire hydrants puts lives at risk and said: "Someone has been sent to the fire hydrant as a matter of urgency.
She said: "We have to get permission to lock the hydrants or shut them down in some of these areas and the fire hydrants now need a special key to get in but some of the kids still manage to get into them.
Customers can also play a role in helping to keep fire hydrants dependable and in good working order through the following tips:
The rings state, in English and Spanish, that unauthorized use of fire hydrants is water theft, warning that violators will be prosecuted.
SUB has more than 267 miles of pipeline, more than 1,450 valves and nearly 1,370 fire hydrants.
If there is a fire hydrant near your house, it's in your own best interest to make sure it's clear because you will want it clear when there is a fire," Mr.
The new Mueller(R) Super Centurion 250/HS(TM) "High Security" Fire Hydrant includes a check valve as an integral part of the hydrant connection to the water main.
Up to 20 homes were without water for much of Tuesday because a boulder brought down by the flash flood sheared off a fire hydrant, allowing 30,000 gallons of water to drain out of two storage tanks.
The company specializes in pipes, valves, sprinkler heads and fire hydrant components at the commercial and industrial level.
The illegally parked trucks are not even ticketed, but merely ignored by the local precinct, even though the huge trailers cause other turning trucks to endanger the only fire hydrant in the area.
If a fire hydrant itself appears damaged, don't assume that local authorities are already aware of the situation.
Arguin of Rutland, who works with the Holden Department of Public Works, paints the top of a fire hydrant blue along Wyoming Drive.
Caltrans got a report that a car hit a fire hydrant at Chautauqua Boulevard and PCH about 1:30 p.
The Fulton County Fire Department received today from Post Properties fire hydrant certificates of inspection, along with the background fire hydrant testing data for all Post communities within the Fulton County Fire District.