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Adopt-A-Hydrant Today...
Why Fire Hydrants Make The Best Pets:
  • We don't need to be fed
  • We never make a mess
  • We're loyal: We'll never run away or get lost
  • We're obedient: We can sit and stay indefinitely
  • We're helpful: We love to put out fires

Fire Hydrants

Click here to fill out my adoption papers.
(You'll need Microsoft Word.)

You can paint me any color(s) you wish as long as you follow these guidelines:

  • Clean me up first. You may have to do some sanding to get me ready for paint.
  • Please paint me in good taste. I don't want to offend anyone, so no camouflage or religious symbols please.
  • Please make sure I'm visible at night.
  • Please paint me with high-quality industrial enamel.
  • Please don’t paint my threads or my caps will stick.
  • Remember, you can paint me, but you cannot alter my mechanical operations.
  • Please do not add any special devices to me.

How To Take Care Of Me:

  • During the summer, please keep an eye on me so nobody vandalizes me or opens my caps. By doing so, you can ensure I will be able to assist firefighters when they need me most. Please keep the grass and or weeds mowed around me for better visibility and access.
  • During the winter months, please keep the snow below my line of vision so I can keep a watchful eye on the neighborhood. This will also help firefighters find me quickly when they need my help!
  • If I start to drip or leak, call City Hall at 509-285-4020 as soon as possible.