Hydrant Doctor® Announcements
Hydrant Doctor® Seeks 5 inch Nozzle Barrels for Darling B-50-B Hydrants:
The Hydrant Doctor® is in need of Darling Valve B-50-B, 5 inch Nozzle Sections. If you have old parts and are looking for a buyer, please contact us today. These fire hydrants were first put into use in 1950, but many are still in on the street today, and with a little care and a few spare parts may last for decades yet to come.
Hydrant Doctor® is now an approved distributor of the Hydrant Hat.
Hydrant Hat protects from snow, ice, rain, sun and weed growth around the hydrant. For more information, including a demo video, visit www.Hydrant-Hat.com.
Your fire hydrant(s) are an expensive investment. Protect that investment and make it last longer with Hydrant Hat. Contact the Hydrant Doctor® today!
The Hydrant Doctor® is looking to buy:
The Hydrant Doctor® is looking to buy 6-inch parts for
Mathews Fire Hydrants. If you have Mathews parts or
know where we could acquire them, please
Hydrant Doctor® Seeks Parts and Valve Seat Wrenches
The Hydrant Doctor® is looking to acquire parts and / or valve seat wrenches for an old style R.D. Wood Company swivel head fire hydrant, of the style made in the 1950s or 60s. Please Contact the Hydrant Doctor® today!
Hydrant Doctor® Seeks Upper Barrel Sections of Older Model Fire Hydrants
Hydrant Doctor® is looking to obtain the upper barrel (nozzle section) of some older model fire hydrants. I am currently looking for the following models:
Will make fair offer to obtain. Will travel within fair distance to pick up these items. Contact me at this website with your offer. Email to Info@HydrantDoctor.com, or use the form on our Contact Page.
Fire Hydrants in the News
In a joint project developed by the Fire Department and GIS staff of the City of Euless, Texas, GPS (global positioning satellite) technology was used to benefit both groups and better maintain city fire hydrants. Read this online article.
Fire Hydrants fail to work, as detailed in this online Eyewitness News article from Providence, Rhode Island.
Regulations and Recent Articles of Interest
Double Steamer Hydrants allow two large diameter supply lines to be run from one hydrant to two separate pumping engines at the scene. Read more in this informative article from www.FireHydrant.Org. (http://www.firehydrant.org/info/double-pumpers.html)
How Reliable are Private Fire Hydrants?
A well considered article by David R. Blossom, ALCM, CFPS, CFII
www.FireEngineering.com answers this question. Click on the link
to the website, then Search for the Keywords "weakest link."
(Free registration required to read the article.)
For More Information
Please Contact Hydrant Doctor® for more information on how we can provide cost-effective hydrant maintenance, repair, and replacement, as well as preventative maintenance plans,
consulting, and training for your own hydrant maintenance teams.
Hydrant Doctor® provides fire hydrant maintenance and repair services throughout the Pittsburgh region, including Allegheny, Westmoreland, Washington, Fayette, Somerset, Cambria, and Indiana Counties.