What is the difference between public and private hydrants?

Fire hydrants that are installed on an individuals property are typically private, while public are those that are found in public areas and are maintained by the City.  Typically public hydrants are yellow and private hydrants are red.  Maintenance of private fire hydrants are the responsibility of the owner/occupant.

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