Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Owensboro Fire Department to Begin Annual Hydrant Testing

ofd 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (04/03/2013) – The Owensboro Fire Department will start its annual fire hydrant flow testing and inspection program this month. This is a very important piece of the emergency preparedness program within the city, and the Owensboro Fire Department works very closely with Owensboro Municipal Utilities water crews to make sure our water system meets the needs of community emergency services.
 
This testing is also vital to maintaining our strong ISO rating and helping keep insurance rates low.
 
The Owensboro Fire Department will flow test nearly 1,000 hydrants annually, and such testing typically occurs on Mondays. Officials ask that citizens keep the safety of firefighters in mind when they are in the area. Also, officials ask that motorists to avoid driving through the high pressure flowing water near the hydrant during the testing.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Abby Shelton
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare's Fourth Annual Golf Tournament Set for Aug. 29

MURRAY, Ky. (7/9/14) — The fourth annual Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare Golf Classic, Murray’s largest… Read More

Fenton Jetty Receives Maintenance

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (7/10/14) — The jetty next to the boat ramp at Fenton will be closed to foot and vehicle traffic… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 08, 2014 10208

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 07, 2014 5631

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 06, 2014 5092

Hanson Man's Body Discovered in House…

in Top Stories by Information provided by Det. Shawn Bean
July 07, 2014 4978

Parents Arrested for Leaving Minors in Car

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 09, 2014 3334

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 07, 2014 5631

Madisonville Police Bust Prostitution…

in Top Stories by Major Chris Taylor
July 07, 2014 4978

Parents Arrested for Leaving Minors in Car

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 09, 2014 3334

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Alleged…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 07, 2014 2802

MPD Responds to Fight, Drug Arrest Results

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 09, 2014 2109

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 9,…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 07, 2014 1328

Section of Kentucky 1456/Newbolt Road in…

in News by Keith Todd
July 08, 2014 1313

Nashville Predators are Coming to the…

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 08, 2014 1214

Owensboro Police Department Reports…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 1173

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Abby Shelton
July 07, 2014 593

Owensboro Man Charged with Attempted…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 08, 2014 10208

UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Death of…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 07, 2014 2583

Life of Muhlenberg Son Hank Becker to be…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 2219

Two Vehicle Collision with Injuries

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 06, 2014 1918

Lake Malone Park Enjoys Busy Fourth of…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 08, 2014 1859

Graham Man Arrested on Several Charges

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03