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Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 11 July 2020 at 22:21)
137 Installation of fire hydrants
(1) A water supply authority must install fire hydrants in its water mains at such convenient distances, and at such places, as are necessary for the ready supply of water to control and extinguish fires.(2) Subclause (1) does not apply—(a) so as to require fire hydrants to be installed in any water main that is less than 100 millimetres in diameter, orin which case the water supply authority may provide other means for the ready supply of water to control and extinguish fires.(b) so as to require fire hydrants to be installed if the water supply system is not sufficient for the operation of fire hydrants,(3) A water supply authority may, at the request and expense of the owner or occupier of any building, install a fire hydrant for use for controlling or extinguishing fires in or in the vicinity of the building.(4) A water supply authority may remove any fire hydrant referred to in subclause (1) if it is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the hydrant is no longer needed.