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CONTACT INFO Columbus Division of Fire
3639 Parsons Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43207
Office: 614.221.3132
Fire Prevention Bureau : 614.645.7641

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Private Hydrants


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The intent of this web page is to provide information to aid in the care and maintenance of private hydrants. Private hydrant systems must be maintained in an operative condition at all times and must be repaired where defective. 

Hydrants are flushed between April 15 and October 15 of each year to assure proper operation and to clear the hydrant of any foreign materials.


For more information and guidelines please review the documents below-

To report a problem with a hydrant go here 311 Columbus or call 614-645-3111 M-F (7am to 6pm),  614-645-7627 during non-business hours.

If you still have questions please contact us at

(614) 221-3132 ext. 7-5608

Office hours M-F, 8am to 4pm