Why is the fire hydrant gushing water and do I need to report it?

This is an intentional flushing of the city’s water system which is done on a routine basis by the public utilities department to remove sediment from lines and keeps the entire water distribution system refreshed. Although it may appear to waste water, "flushing" the hydrants is part of a routine maintenance program necessary to maintain the integrity of the water system and to continue to deliver the highest quality water possible to our customers. Flushing of the dead-end fire hydrants is a State of Texas requirement by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

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Any further questions, please contact Coppell Public Works Department at 972-462-5150.

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1. Does the fire department do free blood pressure checks?
2. Does the fire department provide CPR, first aid instruction?
3. How do I dispose of a fire extinguisher or a smoke detector?
4. Can I tour the fire station?
5. Can I have a birthday party at the fire station?
6. Can the fire department inspect and/or install my child's car seat?
7. How do I check my smoke detector?
8. Will the fire department help me replace my smoke detector batteries?
9. Will the fire department come unlock my vehicle if I lock my keys inside?
10. My house is flooding, and I need the water turned off (emergency), who do I call?
11. I need my water shut off (non-emergency), who do I call?
12. Can I drop off my expired/outdated medications?
13. Can I drop off my medical waste?
14. Why is the fire hydrant gushing water and do I need to report it?
15. Can I do Community Service at a fire station or through the Fire Department?
16. Why does a fire engine come when I call for an ambulance?
17. Does the Fire Department fill private pools with water?
18. Why do I sometimes see fire trucks or ambulances running with their lights and sirens on, and then suddenly they turn them off?
19. Is it legal to burn trash in Coppell?
20. When do the firefighters work?
21. Why do fire crews drive the engine to the grocery store?
22. What is required for fire permits, how and where do I submit them?
23. Can fireworks be used in the City of Coppell?
24. How do I get a copy of a fire incident report?
25. Who do I contact about an ambulance/medical bill or patient medical records?