Boston scheme encourages residents to look after the city’s fire hydrants

Boston scheme encourages residents to look after the city’s fire hydrants

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We’ve already seen authorities in the District of Columbia trial regional adoption schemes with its Canopy Keepers program. The City of Boston is now following suit with the Adopt-A-Hydrant scheme, which encourages residents to take responsibility for one of the city’s water dispensers and keep it free of ice in the winter.

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