Are old fire hydrants worth anything?
Many municipalities sell their old hydrants at scrap value, currently around $0.03 per pound, making the above ground section worth very little. Typical prices paid to water departments for an old hydrant range from $5 to $35 in scrap fees.
How is a fire hydrant usually marked?
Ensure Hydrant Marker Post and Indicator Plate are in position and correct for main size, and that distance and hydrant identification number is marked on post. Top number indicates the size, in mm of the main feeding the Hydrant. The hydrant lid should be painted Canary Yellow to comply with standards.
Where a fire hydrant should be located?
The NFPA Fire Protection Handbook recommends: * Where hydrants are located on a private water system and hose lines are intended to be used directly from the hydrants, they should be so located as to keep hose lines short, preferably not over 75 m.
Is the Waterous fire hydrant rated for 250 psi?
The Waterous Pacer is AWWA rated for 250 psig and meets or exceeds all of the requirements of ANSI/AWWA C502. Ductile iron construction assures strength and durability. Introduced in 1967, the Pacer fire hydrant provides real solutions to today’s system demands.
How big is a Waterous Pacer fire hydrant?
The removal of four bolts and nuts allows access to all working parts. The 5-1/4” Waterous Pacer hydrant has all the features you expect from a high quality fire hydrant.
How to add 12 lbs to a fire hydrant?
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Is the Waterous hydrant by American flow control AWWA?
The 5-1/4” Waterous Pacer® fire hydrant, by AMERICAN Flow Control, offers a sleek and stylish design that blends perfectly with today’s modern architecture. The Waterous Pacer is AWWA rated for 250 psig and meets or exceeds all of the requirements of ANSI/AWWA C502. Ductile iron construction assures strength and durability.