That fire hydrant could be a fountain: An idea to cool New Yorkers down and quench their thirst

Last Sunday, I walked over to the Engine 22 Firehouse on W. 100th St. Mike, the first fireman with whom I spoke, told me the DEP, not the Fire Department, maintained the hydrants. That makes sense since the water in the hydrant is the same water we use in our homes to drink.

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