Fire Hydrant

Report a Leak

Fire hydrants, water mains, and water valves

To report leaks or damage to fire hydrants, water mains, and water valves please call 919-996-3245

The Public Utilities Water Distribution Division provides maintenance and repair services on 22,906 fire hydrants, 2,347.92 miles of water mains, and 72,441 valves within the service area. Staff performs emergency repair and replacement of public hydrants, water valves, drinking water mains and teams with water quality staff to perform annual flushing of the water distribution system.

By following the recommendations of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Insurance Service Office (ISO), with regular maintenance, fire hydrants can have a service life of 50 to 75 years.






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