Hydrant Guard Success Story: Walnut Valley Water District, Part 2

Walnut Valley Water District (WVWD) has been serving their community for over 70 years. From a humble start managing groundwater connections for less than 1000 residents, to serving over 100,000 today, WVWD has continuously expanded their infrastructure to keep pace with the growing population. Today, they boast 500 miles of distribution mains, 31 reservoirs, 17 pump plants, and nearly 100,000,000 gallons of storage capacity.

Hydrant Guard Success Story: The City of Pomona

Water workers installing Hydrant Guard check valves on a fire hydrant in Pomona, California

After more than 30 years in the water industry, Danny Aceves knows how things work on (and under) the ground. Since his promotion to Distribution Supervisor for the City of Pomona, he’s been tasked, among other priorities, with a bigger challenge: how to protect city assets and private property from broken hydrants.

Danny’s team deals with a hydrant shear roughly once every ten days. The vast majority of hydrant shears don’t make the news (in 15 years at Pomona, Danny hasn’t seen a single one picked up in the media). He considers this fortunate but doesn’t take it for granted.

Hydrant Guard Testimonial: Jake Chavira, City of La Palma

Hydrant Guard testimonial - Jake Chavira, City of La Palma

We recently sat down with Jake Chavira, Water/Maintenance Supervisor for the City of La Palma, to record his Hydrant Guard Testimonial. Bottom line: if you live in the City of La Palma, you can rest assured that you have a skilled and dedicated team of water professionals making sure your water is safe, clean and available no matter what. At Hydrant Guard, we’re proud to be a part of that story.