Effective Immediately Inspection of rented Fire Hydrant Meters has been suspended indefinitely.

Fire Hydrant Use - Commercial Tanker Trucks

Art Shapiro P.E, PMP, Bureau Chief          Email Art Shapiro

June 27, 2019

Water Tanker Truck Designated Water Filling Station           Fire Hydrant Image

For safety reasons, the Bureau of Utilities is requiring all tanker trucks that are over 30 feet long to use the hydrant located at the West Friendship Fire Station on east bound Rt. 99 just east of Rt. 32. It is requested, again for safety reasons, that all tanker trucks filling with large volumes of water use this location. Additional information can be obtained by calling the Bureau of Utilities at 410-313-4977.
Map with designated hydrant location


Beginning July 1, 2019, the following changes will go into effect regarding the Bureau of Utilities fire hydrant meter rental program:


Fire hydrant meters rental agreements will be for six-months. The meter must be returned to the Bureau of Utilities on or before the