Permission to withdraw water from a fire hydrant owned by Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District requires a fire hydrant use permit issued by the District and the Denver Water Department.
Hydrant Permit Procedures
- Locate hydrant in which you would like a permit.
- Call the District to request a pre-inspection for hydrant use at least 24 hours prior to when hydrant is needed. Have duration of usage needed. (1 month up to 1 year)
- Get a water meter through the Denver Water Department.
- After pre-inspection, hydrant application will be ready at the District office.
Hydrant Users: Authorized users of District fire hydrants are required to prominently display a red placard issued by the District. Any suspected non-authorized use should be reported to 303-979-2333.