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FIRE HYDRANTS

Fair Oaks Water District (FOWD) has strategically located fire hydrants throughout the FOWD service area for the health and safety of our customers.

Any use of a FOWD fire hydrant, including construction water, dust control, fire department training, swimming pool filling, etc., is unauthorized and requires a permit.

FIRE HYDRANTS MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

FOWD has established a program for the regular maintenance and operation of FOWD fire hydrants.  Per FOWD standards and specifications, FOWD owned fire hydrants will maintain three-foot clearance and will be painted white.  If you see a FOWD fire hydrant that needs maintenance, please contact FOWD.

OTHER FIRE HYDRANTS USES – PERMIT REQUIRED

FOWD requires a permit for fire hydrant use other than for emergency firefighting and FOWD purposes.  Please contact FOWD to obtain a permit.

REPORT THEFT

FOWD requires an FOWD approved meter and backflow device to be installed on the fire hydrant for all authorized (permit) use.  If you see a FOWD fire hydrant being used without a meter and backflow device, please contact FOWD.

FOWD CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: (916) 967-5723    Email: customerservice@fowd.com