Our Hydrant repair and servicing package will include the following:
188.8.131.52. Municipal and private hydrants shall be maintained in operating condition.
184.108.40.206. Hydrants shall be maintained free of snow and ice accumulations.
220.127.116.11. Hydrants shall be readily available and unobstructed for use at all times.
Subsection 6.6.5. Inspection of Hydrants
18.104.22.168. Hydrants shall be inspected annually and after each use in accordance with Articles 22.214.171.124. to 126.96.36.199.
188.8.131.52. (1) Except when in use or being inspected in accordance with Sentence (2), hydrants shall be equipped with port caps that are secured wrench-tight.
(2) The port caps shall be removed and the connections inspected for wear, rust or obstructions that in any way hamper easy removal and corrective action shall be taken as needed.
(3) If the caps are missing, the hydrant shall be examined for obstructions or accumulated refuse and flushed in accordance with Article 184.108.40.206. and the port caps shall be re-installed.
220.127.116.11. The hydrant barrel shall be inspected to ensure that no water has accumulated within the barrel when the main valve is in the closed position.
18.104.22.168. Where the hydrant barrel is found to contain water under Article 22.214.171.124., the drain valve shall be inspected for operation.
126.96.36.199. If the hydrant barrel is found to contain water because of poor drainage that is impractical to correct, approved measures shall be taken to prevent freezing during winter conditions.
Hydrant water flow
188.8.131.52. Hydrant water flow shall be inspected annually in accordance with Article 184.108.40.206.
220.127.116.11. The main valve of the hydrant shall be fully opened and the hydrant operated with one port open and the water flow checked.
18.104.22.168. A record of the hydrant operation as described in Article 22.214.171.124. shall be kept