Onondaga County Water Authority

Fire Safety
6:58 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Senator Schumer Seeks EPA Exemption for Fire Hydrants

Fire hydrants at OCWA
Credit Scott Willis / WAER

Hundreds of new fire hydrants waiting to be installed by Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse might have to be scrapped next month, unless the EPA exempts them from an unexpected new lead standard.  Senator Chuck Schumer stopped by the Onondaga County Water Authority today to demand an exemption for the $400,000 worth of fire hydrants:

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