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hydrant

an outlet from a water main, usually consisting of an upright pipe with a valve attached, from which water can be tapped for fighting fires

hydrant

[′hī·drənt]
(civil engineering)

hydrant

1. An apparatus for drawing water directly from a main; consists of a hollow metal cylinder provided with one or more nozzles to which a hose may be attached, or with a valve or faucet, used for supplying large quantities of water.
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The MD KWSB said that the decision to this effect has been taken to eliminate any chances of corruption because there are reports of LEAs that Bhatta mafia exhort money from hydrant owners which is then used for illegal activities.
To access a hydrant," said Salvo, "we need to isolate the hydrant and replace the hydrant's core with our launch mechanism.
The new section of hydrant required two significant tie-ins to the existing fuel hydrant.
He said some of the fire hydrant signs attached to the old lighting columns had not been transferred to the new posts.
Yesterday there were 30 incidences of fire hydrant abuse in BT11 and BT15 wasting thousands of litres of water.
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This project is going to totally replace the C-5 fuel hydrant system and support infrastructure on the ramp," said Capt.
But the city and SUB confirmed Friday there is one such direct-connect hydrant located south of the tracks and east of the mill property.
said: "Fire hydrant abuse is wrongly seen by many as a bit of harmless fun but it's dangerous, costly and wasteful of a precious resource.
One witness described chaotic scenes after a hydrant near Birkenhead North train station was set off, with around 20 youths playing in the water.
They include clearing snow (which gets heavier with added moisture) from roofs, especially if rain is expected; making sure home vents and tail pipes are clear to avoid carbon monoxide build-ups; and clearing a fire hydrant near your home.