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Synonyms for hydrant

a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask

a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks

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Deputy Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji said the matter must be cleared as he considered the act of temporarily turning off the water supply of fire hydrants as unreasonable as fires can break out anytime.
Apart from Sakhi Hassan hydrant, water supply from five other government-run hydrants also remained suspended, in protest of the incident.
"Our hydrants are used by the fire service in case of emergencies, so if they're damaged or broken, this could have devastating consequences.
The NAB team asked the KWSB to clarify its position over illegal hydrants operating citywide.
He said the hydrants were installed in the past but remained ineffective for many years due to which the rescue services had to face difficulties in arranging water from distance areas.
The reopening of the fire hydrants would help the rescuers in giving quick response and controlling fire within shortest possible time in any emergency, he added.
HYDERABAD -- The Rangers and officials of Sindh Irrigation Department Jamshoro, Wednesday, conducted a crackdown against illegal water hydrants along the K B Feeder Canal, which supplies water to Karachi.
Anti-Corruption officials in an operation against illegal hydrants in Karachi sealed three hydrants in Karachi's district west.
More than 80 per cent of water supplied by private tanker services in Rawalpindi city is unfit for human consumption, a laboratory report from the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) has found.A laboratory test was conducted by Wasa in light of Supreme Court directions to streamline illegal water hydrants and private tankers.
fire hydrants, increasing the number of hydrants in the database to 9 million.
The report was made after the Supreme Court (SC) gave directions to streamline private water tankers and illegal hydrants.
Given the recent recordbreaking weather, the three organisations are urging people not to set off fire hydrants and calling on anyone who witnesses this type of vandalism to report it to police without delay.
ISLAMABAD -- The members of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad on Thursday rejected a summary aimed at regularizing illegal water hydrants in the capital city, saying it is an attempt to safeguard the interests of the tanker mafia active in the city.
Illegally using water hydrants in FOUR different towns has landed an Atherstone firm in hot water in court.