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All subdividers, contractors, developers, private businesses, or public agencies having responsibility for providing fire hydrants within the city limits shall conform to the following specifications:
(A) Hydrants shall be Mueller Centurion with a five and one-fourth (5 1/4) inch hydrant valve and six (6) inch mechanical joint boot. The hydrant drain orifice shall be located so that no water remains in the barrel to freeze or corrode. All threads are to be national standard threads with seven (7) threads per inch.
(B) Thrust restraints for all hydrants, valves, tees, and plugs shall be provided in accordance with Pages 347-350 of the Fifth Edition of Cast Iron Pipe Research Association Handbook.
(C) Valves shall be Mueller catalog number C-500 with mechanical joints. Each valve shall have a precast box.
(D) Each fire hydrant shall have two (2) two and one-half (2 1/2) inch outlets and one (1) four and one-half (4 1/2) inch outlet.
(E) All hydrants shall be served by at least a minimum six (6) inch water line. In the event a larger water line should be available, the Mueller hydrants of a larger size, as is practical considering the availability of the water line, shall be substituted for the above specifications.
(F) Each subdivider, contractor, or other individual installing fire hydrants in the city shall provide the Fire Department, at no cost, one (1) breakaway kit for each two (2) hydrants and also two (2) suitable operating wrenches for the valve on that hydrant.
(Ord. 310.3, passed 3-9-81; Am. Ord. 0-2008-003, passed 1-14-08) Penalty, see § 10.99