Hydrant Doctor®

Serving the Pittsburgh region.

Hydrant Doctor®, an innovative but experienced hydrant repair service in the Pittsburgh area provides:

  • Fire hydrant maintenance and repair, including repairs to leaking, damaged, and frozen hydrants.
  • New installations and raising hydrants due to changes in grade.
  • Inspections and assessments of fire hydrants.
  • Water flow tests
  • Preventative maintenance contracts (for less than the price of a cup of coffee per day).
  • Rebuilding main valves.
  • Experienced repair of Post Indicator Valves (PIV) and Gate Valves.
  • Fire hydrant repair, consulting, and training services.
  • Parts for Post Indicator Valves. Hydrant Doctor® offers PIV parts on hand for a variety of manufactures. Inquire regarding other manufacturers.
  • Valve Exercise Program. Keeps your water line valves fit and ready to go.

Working fire hydrants save lives. Hydrant Doctor® can save you thousands of dollars over hydrant replacement, parts procurement and inventory, as well as fines or damage resulting from neglected fire hydrants.

Please Contact Us to learn more about the service Hydrant Doctor® can provide to your business or community. On site hydrant repair and maintenance service provided throughout the Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania region.

September 12, 2018

How Reliable are Private Fire Hydrants?

A well considered article by David R. Blossom, ALCM, CFPS, CFII posted at www.FireEngineering.com answers this question. Click on the link to the website, then Search for the Keywords “weakest link.” (Free registration required to read the article.) Quote: “The old adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link is a perfect description of fire protection systems. However, can you think of a more potentially weaker and extremely important link than a hydrant that doesn’t work?
September 12, 2018

Regulations and Recent Articles of Interest

Double Steamer Hydrants allow two large diameter supply lines to be run from one hydrant to two separate pumping engines at the scene. Read more in this informative article from www.FireHydrant.Org.
September 12, 2018

Fire Hydrants in the News

In a joint project developed by the Fire Department and GIS staff of the City of Euless, Texas, GPS (global positioning satellite) technology was used to benefit both groups and better maintain city fire hydrants. Read this online article.
September 12, 2018

Hydrant Doctor® Seeks Upper Barrel Sections of Older Model Fire Hydrants

Hydrant Doctor® is looking to obtain the upper barrel (nozzle section) of some older model fire hydrants. I am currently looking for the following models: Kennedy K10 or K12 w/bolted flange, 3-way connection with mechanical nozzle fitting, also: Darling B50 or B62 B as well. Will make fair offer to obtain. Will travel within fair distance to pick up these items. Contact me at this website with your offer. Email to Info@HydrantDoctor.com, or use the form on our Contact Page.
September 12, 2018

Mathews Fire Hydrants Parts Wanted

The Hydrant Doctor® is looking to buy 6-inch parts for Mathews Fire Hydrants. If you have Mathews parts or know where we could acquire them, please Contact the Hydrant Doctor® today!
September 12, 2018

Get a Second Opinion!

Have you been told your hydrants need replaced? Get a second opinion from the Hydrant Doctor®! You could save $thousands without sacrificing quality or safety. Contact the Hydrant Doctor® today!

Why Hire Hydrant Doctor®?

You don’t want accountability problems and you don’t want to endanger lives. It’s that simple. Hydrant Doctor® provides service to water authorities, factories, major corporations, colleges, municipalities, hospitals and nursing homes, shopping malls, power plants, warehouses, and more throughout the Pittsburgh region and the tri-state area. Nick Selembo has been in business since 1994 and has experience with all makes and models of hydrants.

  • Know your fire hydrants are in perfect working condition and able to pass any inspection.
  • We are able to field strip and clean all affected parts, reassembling hydrants in "ready to go" condition in case of emergency.
  • Hydrant Doctor® uses specially fabricated tools and hydrant wrenches that save time, money, and wear and tear.
  • Large and small jobs, from some of the oldest hydrants to the newest models.

Hydrant Doctor® focuses on comprehensive preventative maintenance for your hydrants. A good PM program keeps fire hydrants, post indicator valves, and gate valves in smooth operating condition and helps prevent unforeseen capital expenditures. Why purchase new units in an emergency when PM and repair costs so much less?

Contact Us to inquire further about preventative maintenance or any of our services.

Remember, you can’t put a price on safety, but Hydrant Doctor® can fix and repair fire hydrants, post indicator valves, and gate valves for a great deal less than the cost of replacement. A single brand new hydrant costs as much as $8,000! Why not give us a call?

Safety Simplified

Even if you have your own maintenance crew, let Hydrant Doctor® eliminate all the problems with procurement, paperwork, work scheduling, overtime, and more.

On your own, an order for parts may take 4 to 8 weeks. Hydrant Doctor® can cut your fire hydrant repair time dramatically. Our specialty tools and replacement parts provide fast and effective repairs. Our experience speaks for itself: the Hydrant Doctor® has over 50,000 hours of experience in the field. Go with the industry leader, a trusted source for hydrant repair. Go with the Hydrant Doctor®.

Hydrant Doctor® has experience with fire hydrants manufactured by Clow Fire Protection Products, Darling, Eddy Valve, Mueller Company, Kennedy Valve, M&H Valve Company, American Flow Control, and more. With a large inventory of parts on hand and quick access to many others, we can expedite repairs and provide quick turnaround, getting your hydrants in ready-to-go condition in the shortest time possible. Hydrant Doctor® has over 50,000 hours of hands-on experience. We know hydrants.