US Patent No. 9,670,650

FIRE HYDRANT MONITORING SYSTEM


Patent No. 9,670,650
Issue Date June 06, 2017
Title Fire Hydrant Monitoring System
Inventorship Daniel Pinney, Raleigh, NC (US)
Thomas Williams, Hope Valley, RI (US)
Robert Haines, Boise, ID (US)
Travis Smith, Raleigh, NC (US)
Ryan Roberts, Raleigh, NC (US)
Assignee Sensus Spectrum LLC, Raleigh, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,670,650

1. A fire hydrant monitoring system for a fire hydrant having a barrel including an open interior, the fire hydrant monitoring
system comprising:
a housing configured for connection to an exterior surface of the barrel and having a sensing chamber inlet in communication
with the open interior of the barrel;

a controller located in the housing; and
at least one electrode connected to the controller and located in the sensing chamber;
wherein when water enters the sensing chamber, the electrode detects the presence of water and the controller processes a
signal.