Percentage of Hydrants in Service
The Fire Hydrants are maintained by a team of five (5) City of Tampa staff on the Preventative Maintenance Team with a goal to have 100% of Fire Hydrants in service at all times. Fire Hydrants may be out of service at times due to being hit by a vehicle, have a leak, have been deemed inoperable by a Water Department Technician, or in the process of being repaired. Over the course of the month on average 51 fire hydrants were out of service due to vehicle damage, damage after operation, or an annual inspection that resulted in the need for follow up repair. Hydrants out of service due to valve replacements in order to make improvements to pipeline system.
Note: New fire hydrants have been identified as needing repair or replacement.