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Fountain to test fire hydrants


Last updated 11/4/2020 at 10:16am

This week the Fountain Water and Fire Departments will begin a comprehensive conditions assessment of approximately 1,000 fire hydrants within city limits. Waterway of New Mexico, LLC, was hired by the city to merge the assessment requirements of both departments into one collaboration, saving rate-and-tax payers thousands of dollars. In addition to confirming that each hydrant operates correctly, the testing is essential to maintain the city’s Public Protection Classification issued by the Insurance Services Office (ISO). The ISO provides a fire protection rating schedule that helps insu...

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