Talk:Fire hydrant

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Not sure why it got the name johnny pump...might not be true, I just fixed some formatting errors. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:56, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

I have a picture of a cross-cut fire hydrant I took recently; I will edit it and post it when I get the chance. RealGrouchy 23:54, 8 Jun 2004 (UTC)

The file appears to be corrupted (by having turned off the camera before it finished writing the picture). I will attempt to recover it, and if not, I'll remove these comments. - RealGrouchy 14:55, 10 Jun 2004 (UTC)
I was unable to recover that file. I'll leave the previous comments up unless someone thinks they should be deleted. - RealGrouchy 02:22, 11 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Injected fire hydrant[edit]

I am trying to find information on the injected fire hydrant. Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated - ashattock 14:21, 27 Mar 2005 (GMT)

I have scans of the Greathead injector hydrant. Is this what you are referring to? I believe these are public domain. I may have some text. Zzorse 13:40, 27 March 2006 (UTC)


Found this image. May want to put it in. Gives internal details. Image:Firehydrant.png J. D. Redding 21:54, 22 May 2007 (UTC)

Image removal[edit]

I've removed the police car image, as I felt it didn't really add anything the article and is wholly inappropriate. We only have the uploaders word that this is an illegally parked police car which amounts to original research. It appears to be taken with a camera phone, so the quality is lower and the context is not clear. We don't know if the police parked there during an emergency situation, or if they're permitted to park there as police in that particular location. The article is also not a gallery and with a long line of images on one side already, this not so big article has got a lot of images.--Crossmr (talk) 03:31, 3 September 2008 (UTC)

Hydrants and dogs[edit]

Too bad there's nothing about "hydrants in popular culture". The fire hydrant is often associated with dogs, presented as a canine version of a toilet bowl, a place where dogs mark their territory. It appears on many pet products for that reason. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:50, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Photo request[edit]

This photo request was copied from Wikipedia:Requested pictures/Architecture. Tim Pierce (talk)

Unused fire hydrant - that is before it's being set up. Eventually a photo of where it's being placed. The purpose is to illustrate the construction and functions of it in a photograph. —Preceding unsigned comment added by EPO (talkcontribs) 11:52, December 3, 2006

HD hydrant sign (UK)[edit]

Some hydrant signs in the UK bear a stylised HD symbol (with the upright of the D being formed from the right leg of the H). What's the difference between a hydrant signed H and one signed HD? (talk) 15:26, 21 April 2011 (UTC)

The "D" is for "Double" indicating two outlets in one hydrant. Nick Cooper (talk) 09:41, 18 July 2013 (UTC)

Legally open fire hydrant cap in New York, USA[edit]

Purpose: Help people cool off on those hot days. Requirements: Be 18 or older when picking up a spray cap. Source: — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 16:30, 7 July 2012 (UTC)

For Ireland and the UK, hydrant wrench and the fire hydrant coverage[edit]

For Ireland and the UK, both the hydrant wrench and the fire hydrants themselves should have better coverage, including pictures of the connections in the street. --DThomsen8 (talk) 14:56, 18 August 2012 (UTC)

San Francisco's Golden Hydrant ought to be pictured/mentioned[edit]

It's the most famous fire hydrant in the world, I'd bet. I'm not much of a wikipedian but just saw this article via reddit and the absence of the golden hydrant was my first thought. If whoever's invested in this article is around, here're some sources:

And it's mentioned in this article,_San_Francisco

IvyGold (talk) 00:05, 30 May 2014 (UTC)