We maintain over 6,200 fire hydrants throughout the city - every building has a hydrant readily available in case of fire. We inspect hydrants regularly, and replace parts that are not performing as needed.
Use our VanConnect app form to easily report problematic hydrants. For urgent requests, please call 3-1-1.
5th Floor, 507 West Broadway
Vancouver BC, V5Z 0B4
While the primary function of a hydrant is fire protection, they also serve valuable secondary uses, including:
We issue permits for using fire hydrants in filming and construction.
Blue fire hydrants, seen in Kitsilano and the downtown core, are connected to a pipeline that can harness salt water in the event of emergencies.