How to Rent a Fire Hydrant Meter

ERMU allows for the use of fire hydrants as a water source for construction, demolition, dust control, or similar purposes. If you need to draw water from a fire hydrant, you are required to rent a meter. An ERMU Fire Hydrant Meter Rental Agreement authorizes the applicant to operate a specified fire hydrant for the purpose of obtaining water on a temporary basis.

  • Used for smaller construction projects such as building a house
  • Water flow is approximately 12 gallons per minute, the equivalent of a garden hose
  • Deposit: $150
  • Hydrant rental: $50 per week
  • Usage charges: $4 per unit (1 unit = 1,000 gallons)
  • Used for larger construction projects
  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Hydrant rental: $50 per week
  • Usage charges: $4 per unit (1 unit = 1,000 gallons)

How to rent a hydrant meter

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