Tapping into the lakes
A dry fire hydrant. Sounds a bit like an oxymoron. Or a useless hydrant anyway.
Audubon Fire Department installed three dry hydrants, the first in the area.
"It's a fairly new practice," said Dean Schmidt, WesMin Resource Conservation and Development coordinator.
A dry hydrant consists of PVC pipes running from a lake to a hydrant where fire departments can hook up to drain water from the lake during fires.
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