Every day businesses such as street cleaners, pressure washers, and those working on construction projects need to use water from a fire hydrant. The backflow prevention program issues permits for these customers to obtain water for non-drinking use from a public fire hydrant safely and legally. We offer two types of permits:
Specific Hydrant Permit Brochure
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department (CMUD) will provide temporary water service by means of a public fire hydrant to customers who qualify for this service at locations within utilities service area. CMUD offer two sizes of connections - a garden hose and 2 ½" NST fire hose.
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