Time to Fire Up the Hydrants!
Help celebrate 80 years of drinking water delivery service from the JG Beecham Drinking Water Treatment Plant by turning downtown fire hydrants into functional, life-saving, creative pieces of art.
Your response was amazing! We received 75 hydrant design submissions. Visit our Fire Up the Hydrants' page to learn which 20 artists were selected to paint hydrants in the downtown Athens area. The hydrants will serve as a line of defense against fires, as well as unique displays of public art for years to come. Are you a Dumpster Fire or a Fire Hydrant Hero when it comes to knowing about fire hydrants?Take our short quiz to find out!