Water Distribution | Fire Hydrant Parts and Classification

Water Distribution | Fire Hydrant Parts and Classification

Learn about Fire Hydrant parts and classification in this excerpt from our Distribution System Exam Review course.

 

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In this video we look at hydrant parts and the different classifications. Each color represents a different flow rate.

Red hydrants have a flow below 500 gallons per minute (GPM).

Orange hydrants are between 500 and 999 GPM.

Green hydrants are between 1,000 and 1499 GPM.

Blue hydrants are 1500 GPM or more.

 

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