Drawing water from fire hydrants is not allowed in Rodney and Franklin areas. We do not service the Papakura area, so please do not use our standpipes there.

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What is a standpipe?

A standpipe is a portable device used to draw water directly from a fire hydrant on watermains.

Throughout Auckland we have about 47,000 fire hydrants, which are essential for firefighting. Hydrants are for firefighting purposes only – any other use is discretionary and limited by us. Apply to hire a standpipe

Who can use standpipes?
How do I hire a standpipe?
What are the charges?
How do I use a standpipe?
Standpipe rules
Monthly reporting and billing