Private Hydrant Maintenance Requirements

Facilities with privately owned fire hydrants are responsibel for ensuring that they will work as designed for fire suppression. This involves meeting important maintenance and testing requirements. Private fire hydrant testing and maintenance is required to be conducted annually to conform with the Ohio Fire Code section 507.5.3 and NFPA 25, Chapter 4 (for more information go to

The Howland Fire Department must be notified by calling 330-675-2730 prior to any work that could impair fire suppression capabilities in conjunction with this required testing and maintenance.

A copy of the test and maintenance report for each private fire hydrant must be submitted to the Howland Fire Department.

Click the link below for the Private Hydrant Flow Test Report

 Private Hydrant Flow Test Report