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Hydrant Guard: A Sustainable Solution for Better Resource Management

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Are You Tired of Dealing With the Aftermath of Damaged Fire Hydrants: Water Loss, Property Damage and Liability?

Hydrant Guard's check valves are the solution.

Offering options for normal or high-pressure water systems, Hydrant Guard breakaway check valves effectively seal wet-barrel fire hydrants after a shear. Busy intersections, soft hydrant installs, hilly districts: areas with high risk of hydrant geysers can benefit most from Hydrant Guard's protection. We offer the only stainless-steel check valve solution, providing long-lasting products that can be reset over and over again. Our easy installations will save your crews time and reduce risk of injury.

For water districts and municipalities who want to mitigate water loss and damage from hydrant shears, Hydrant Guard is the clear choice.



Hydrant Guard HG1 Check Valve
Pressure rating 250 psi
Material Stainless steel
Breakaway bolts HGBB-01-625
Profile height 2.5"
Maximum recommended riser height 2"


Hydrant Guard HG2 Check Valve
Pressure rating 350 psi
Material Stainless steel
Breakaway bolts HGBB-02-625 and HGBB-02-750
Profile height 3.25"
Maximum recommended riser height 2"

What is the Hydrant Guard check valve and why is it important to install them in your water district?

The Hydrant Guard breakaway flange is a vital component in a water district's infrastructure, providing multiple benefits that enhance safety, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness.

  • Reduced Liability: Hydrant Guard prevents massive surges of water from sheared hydrants, reducing the risk of property damage, injuries, and potential legal claims.
  • Environmental Protection: The Hydrant Guard minimizes water loss and conserves resources, helping to protect the environment and promote sustainable practices.
  • Enhanced Reputation: Implementing a solution like the Hydrant Guard demonstrates a commitment to safety, sustainability, and responsible management practices. This can enhance an organization's reputation and build trust with stakeholders.
  • Simplified Maintenance: The Hydrant Guard's breakaway bolts make maintenance simple and cost-effective, freeing up resources to focus on core business activities.
  • Cost-Effective Solution: Compared to alternative solutions, the Hydrant Guard offers a cost-effective and efficient way to prevent water loss and protect against hydrant shears.
  • Faster Response Times and Increased Safety: The witness stream of Hydrant Guard reduces the time it takes to fix it and minimizes the risk of further damage or accidents. This saves valuable time and increases overall safety for responders and the public.
  • Increased Resilience: The Hydrant Guard increases the resilience of the water supply system by preventing water surges from sheared hydrants, ensuring water availability when it's needed most.
  • Simplified Compliance: Implementing the Hydrant Guard helps organizations meet compliance requirements related to water conservation, safety, and environmental protection.
  • Long-Term Value: The Hydrant Guard's built-to-last design provides reliable performance for many years to come, offering long-term value. We offer a 10-year guarantee!
  • Enhanced Reputation: Implementing a cost-effective and efficient solution like the Hydrant Guard demonstrates leadership in sustainability, safety, and responsible management practices among the districts.

Hydrant Guard in Action: Understanding How Hydrant Guard Prevents Water Loss

Hydrant Guard's key features:

Quick to Install, and Just as Quick to Reset: Hydrant Guard's breakaway bolts are designed to break away under a specific amount of pressure. This means that in the event of a sheared hydrant, the bolts will break away, and Hydrant Guard will remain attached to the water main. Resetting is easy and only requires a new set of breakaway bolts and a gasket.
Prevents Water Surge: Hydrant Gurad’s valve plates keep the water in the ground. Made of durable stainless steel, these plates can quickly and easily be reset after activation. They are designed to withstand the force of water without deforming and do not impede water flow unless activated during a hydrant shear.
Signals a Sheared Hydrant: The Hydrant Guard's witness stream is a small stream of water that flows from the Hydrant Guard when the hydrant is sheared. This flow of water can help emergency responders identify the location of the sheared hydrant, making it easier to respond quickly and prevent further damage.

By combining these features, Hydrant Guard can provide a comprehensive solution for preventing water loss, protecting against hydrant shears,, and promoting sustainable and responsible water management practices. With a built-to-last design and a 10-year guarantee, the Hydrant Guard is a cost-effective and long-term solution for any water district.

Get a Visual Representation of the HG Check Valve Construction and Design

Hydrant Guard HG1 Info Packet Mockup with Tablet

Fill out the form below to download the HG Information Packet. Inside you’ll find:

    • Detailed specifications
    • Valve construction
    • Dimensional drawings
    • Installation recommendations
    • Breakaway bolt specifications

Begin your journey towards protecting your district and promoting sustainability today!