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How to Identify Lead-Free Certification Marks for Drinking Water & Plumbing Products

Following the headline news about the Flint water crisis, where lead from the supply lines leached into the city water when it switched its supply source, ensuring that lead levels are reduced or eliminated [...]

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How to Use a Hydrant Setter for Improved Safety and Performance

Hydrants can be a significant part of your water utility's overall assets. They're also heavy, bulky and difficult to place correctly without a lot of trouble. Because they can involve trench work, it can [...]

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Preparing Your Hydrants the Right Way With Hydrant Markers

How easy is it for your fire department to find hydrants when they're needed most, with a house on fire in the background? Though there are any number of simple products available on the market, will they [...]

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Installation Process for Hydrant Spring Flags and Universal Flags

Storms can be rough on your hydrants. Whether it's snow that causes a plow truck to plow through your hydrant or flooding from the torrential rain that makes a construction worker in a 4x4 run over it, the [...]

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Hydrant Markers & Flags: When Quick Location Is Vital

Though hydrant markers are typically added for visibility and easy locating in the snow, there can actually be any number of situations or conditions where having your hydrants marked can help your water [...]

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Keeping the Water Moving: Hydrant Maintenance and Safety

The purpose of a hydrant is to be ready in the case of an emergency. Fortunately, those emergencies do not occur on a regular basis. What does need to happen regularly is maintenance to ensure they will be [...]

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What Hydrant Markers Work and Why You Should Order Now

Bang - foosh! It's one of the worst sounds in waterworks, because it's the sound of one of your hydrants being taken out by construction equipment, a snow plow or a truck that didn't realize it was there. [...]

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How to Safely Install a Hydrant

When you're working with heavy items on a daily basis, the risk of injury is a very real danger that can take you, your employees or your team out of the action for a significant amount of time. Hydrants [...]

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