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Wolf, Jerry . 2006. T&D Snippets—Modifying Water Hydrant Handles To Make Them Safer. 0623 2S10. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, National Technology and Development Program.

Modifying Water Hydrant Handles To Make Them Safer

By Mary Ann Davies and Tyler Kuhn

The Woodford MK-6 frost-free hydrants can be modified to prevent users from injuring their fingers. MTDC modified the design by milling metal from the handle. Now visitors to Forest Service recreation sites in the Southern United States will be able to draw water with less chance of injury. A parts list for maintaining the hydrant is included in this tech tip.

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