The Bartlett Fire Department will be servicing all City of Bartlett fire hydrants from March 5th to June 7th, 2018. Hydrant maintenance will be conducted Monday thru Thursday between the hours of 7am and 3pm. Each hydrant will be opened and water flowed until all foreign material, if any, has cleared. The threads of the hydrant caps will be lubricated with a food grade lubricant, and the hydrant will be painted if needed. Any hydrants having defects, such as leakage, physical damage, or corrosion, are reported to the City of Bartlett Water Department for repair. Hydrant maintenance is designed to ensure proper working condition of fire hydrants and water system. We will also be looking for any material that will prevent the Fire Department from gaining immediate access to a fire hydrant. Materials such as trash, fencing, yard clippings, and bushes are common obstructions identified.
Tommy Gately, Assistant Fire Chief