Specifications include, but are not limited to:
The fire hydrants to be furnished under these specifications shall be dry-barrel, post type, and conform to the latest edition of the AWWA specification designation C-502.
The main hydrant valve shall be a compression-type that opens against pressure in the main.
The main valve shall have a 5 1/4 inch opening and shall be constructed of solid rubber that may be reinforced with steel.
The bottom cap nut shall be bronze or epoxy coated ductile iron or cast iron.
An O-ring seal shall be provided in the main valve assembly to ensure that water cannot leak from the hydrant boot, or shoe, into the hydrant barrel or drain way.