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hydrant

hahyd ruhnt

  • n  a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
  • n  a discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks

  • Open hydrants are everybody's favorite shock displacements of nature and culture.
  • Albertville is the fire-hydrant capital of the world.
  • It makes 500 fire hydrants a day, in an array of colors, and when stacked on pallets for delivery, the bonnets of the hydrants look like the tops of Sno-Kones.
News & Articles

  • Fire Hydrant Gushes Water Along Carmel Valley Road
    A fire hydrant started gushing water Friday afternoon after a county employee accidentally bumped into it.
    June 14, 2013 - KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
  • Leaky hydrant found in Albuquerque
    In the middle of what is being deemed a water crisis, a stream of water was found leaking out of a fire hydrant in Albuquerque Thursday.  
    June 14, 2013 - KOAT Albuquerque
  • Dry Hydrant Donated, Installed In New Canaan
    NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Some homes in New Canaan are safer in the event of a fire after a dry hydrant was donated and installed by ACE Private Risk Services and Brown Thayer Shedd. “We're always looking for ways to help families stay safe and protect their home and ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Daily New Canaan

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