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Fire Hydrants

Fire hydrants are used by Fire Brigades to provide a supply of water in the vicinity for fighting fires. Mostly they are located in public footways or highways and are owned, installed and maintained by water companies.

Where fire hydrants are located on private property the responsibility for maintenance is with the owner, occupier or operator of the site.

Typical examples of sites where this would be applicable are hospitals, university campuses, large warehouse & distribution sites, retail parks, private industrial estates, major manufacturing facilities etc.

Underground hydrants require regular inspection and occasional maintenance in accordance with BS9990 to ensure that they will work in an emergency situation allowing the fire brigade to connect their hoses in the vicinity of the fire to access water more easily. Fire hydrants should be inspected and tested once per year to ensure the water pressure and flow rate are adequate, the results should be recorded. Since 1989, it has been the responsibility of a building’s owner / occupier to keep its hydrant systems in working order.

Fire Safety Services carry out inspection and maintenance of fire hydrants.  For more information about our service please contact us today.

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More about Fire Hydrants on our blog

Our blog is designed to give you a greater understanding about fire safety and how our services can help you. All of our blog posts are written by members of our team who have vast experience in specific aspects of fire safety, so you can be sure that the information you are reading comes from a qualified source.

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Call our head office on: 08000 234114 or email at
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