Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

button coupons
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
button classifieds

In Other News...

Madisonville Police Charge Woman with Terroristic Threatening

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/24/14) — Madisonville Police responded to a disturbance complaint on Hall Street Saturday, Nov.… Read More

Women’s Ministries Annual Bazaar Raises Funds for Missions

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/24/14) — The Oakley Home General Baptist Church Women’s Ministries hosted its 20th Annual Craft… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

November 21, 2014 6547

Man Accused of Assaulting Coach During Basketball…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
November 22, 2014 4264

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collision in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 21, 2014 4005

Crashing Dump Trucks in Work Zone Cause Pennyrile…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
November 19, 2014 3961

Is Bankruptcy Your Best Option?

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 19, 2014 3764

Two Killed When Vehicle Becomes Airborne, Strikes…

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Daviess County Sheriff's Office
November 21, 2014 3276

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 19, 2014 3217

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision on South…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gwen Smith
November 21, 2014 3048

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 21, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
November 21, 2014 2668

Swimming and Diving Closes Fall Season at Ohio…

in General Sports For All Sites by UK Athletics
November 20, 2014 2491

Local Church Prepares for 'Return to Bethlehem'

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

November 24, 2014 2344

Two Charged for Possession of Meth After…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by MCSO/PIO Alex Piper
November 24, 2014 2178

Madisonville Police Charge Woman with Terroristic…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 25, 2014 1628

Madisonville Man Charged for Selling Cocaine

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 24, 2014 1585

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Sheila Hopper
November 24, 2014 1543

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Nov. 24, 2014

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
November 25, 2014 1355

Call for Help Results in Arrest for Possession of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 24, 2014 1341

Mustang Bass Team Chosen for Next Season

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 24, 2014 1324

Salon G in Business of Making Women Beautiful for…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 24, 2014 1176

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Melissa Heflin
November 24, 2014 1089

Santa and Mrs. Claus Coming to Thistle Cottage

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


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

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss