Chapter 15.15


15.15.010    Statement of purpose.

15.15.020    Painting and identification of hydrants.

15.15.010 Statement of purpose.

To provide standards and requirements for the painting, maintenance, and identification of fire hydrants located within the city limits of Zillah. (Ord. 1408 § 1, 2016)

15.15.020 Painting and identification of hydrants.

The barrel and bonnet of all fire hydrants shall be painted colors similar to Chrome Yellow, Smokin Hot, or a color designated and approved by the Zillah city council.

The cap of all fire hydrants shall be painted in compliance with American Water Works Association (AWWA), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 291, and based on their rated fire flow capacity as follows:

A. Light blue: rated capacity of 1,500 gpm (5,680 L/min) or greater;

B. Green: rated capacity of 1,000 to 1,499 gpm (3,785 to 5,675 L/min);

C. Orange: rated capacity of 500 to 999 gpm (1,900 to 3,780 L/min);

D. Red: rated capacity of less than 500 gpm (1,900 L/min). (Ord. 1408 § 2, 2016)