NFPA 291 Hydrant Flow Testing

February 13, 2024 Fire Flow Testing and Marking of Hydrants – A Technical Guide 4.2 Procedure • Tests should be made during period of ordinary demand. • One hydrant, designated the RESIDUAL...

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Navigating The Challenges Water Utilities Face

October 26, 2023 Water is an essential resource for all life on Earth. Access to clean and safe water is a fundamental human right, and it’s the responsibility of water utilities to ensure safe and...

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Solutions To Reduce Non-Revenue Water Loss

September 21, 2023 Water is an essential resource that sustains life and fuels economic growth. However, the management of water resources is becoming increasingly challenging due to various factors, one...

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Staying Safe in an Active Shooter Situation: Your Guide to Preparedness

June 17, 2023 In recent years, the unfortunate rise in active shooter incidents has highlighted the need for preparedness and knowledge on how to stay safe during such harrowing situations. While the...

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The Lead and Copper Rule Made Simple

April 27, 2023 In 2011 President Obama signed into law the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act. This act amended section 1417 of the existing Safe Drinking Water Act. This act changed the definition...

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Steps To Reduce Non-Revenue Water Loss

January 14, 2023 What is Non Revenue Water? Non-revenue water (NRW) is essentially produced, cleaned water that is misplaced throughout the water distribution system and never makes it to its intended...

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Reduce Your Winter Water Bills With These Simple Strategies

November 15, 2022 Make Improvements That Put Money Back In Your Pocket In the winter, utility prices typically increase as you turn up the heat to stay warm. But heating an entire home or apartment may be...

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Hydrant Maintenance, Inspection And Testing Guidance – What You Should Know

August 7, 2022 An Ounce Of Maintenance Is Worth A Pound Of Cure A fire hydrant like any other mechanical device needs to be inspected and maintained to ensure it is in perfect operating condition. Because...

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Dewinterizing Your Seasonal Water System

April 22, 2022 Turning Your Water Back On The summer months are rapidly approaching, which means that Maine’s cold winter has come to a close. Now you’ll want to get started with turning your seasonal...

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How Do You Thaw A Frozen Fire Hydrant?

February 14, 2022 How Do You Thaw A Frozen Fire Hydrant? A Century Old Method. Winter has arrived and dealing with sub-zero temperatures now becomes a reality. From a utilities standpoint, these low temps...

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