Introduction to Water Utility Hydrant Inspections

Water Utility Hydrant Inspections can be used to streamline fire hydrant inspections and monitor inspection programs that help water utilities increase hydrant reliability.

Routine hydrant inspection is an essential activity for water utilities. Inspections help utilities make optimal maintenance and asset management decisions. Digitally recording inspections in the field and making data available across the organization means all staff have access to current information. Making fire departments aware of inoperable fire hydrants increases public safety.

The Water Utility Hydrant Inspections solution delivers a set of capabilities that help water utilities conduct routine hydrant inspections, understand asset conditions, record inspections in the field, ensure the entire organization has access to inspection information, and share hydrant status information with fire departments.


If you are a Fire Department and looking to conduct routine hydrant inspections that help you ensure hydrants perform reliably when an emergency occurs, you may be interested in the Fire Hydrant Inspections solution instead.

Deploy the solution

This ArcGIS solution can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization.

Deploy the solution

See Deploying a solution for more information.


Water Utility Hydrant Inspections requires the following apps:

  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS Workforce
  • ArcGIS Field Maps

Information products

Water Utility Hydrant Inspections includes the following information products:

ItemDescriptionMinimum user type

Hydrant Inspections Center

An ArcGIS Experience Builder app used by operations managers, engineers, and supervisors to create, assign, and manage hydrant inspections.


Hydrant Inspections Editor

An ArcGIS Web AppBuilder app used by editors in the office to add and update hydrant inspection data.


Hydrant Inspections Overview

An ArcGIS Dashboards app used by internal staff to monitor hydrant inspections.


Hydrant Inspections Assignments

An ArcGIS Workforce project used by operations managers and to assign field staff to inspection assignments.


Hydrant Inspections Field Map

An ArcGIS Field Maps map used by field staff to collect hydrant inspections.

Mobile Worker

Hydrant Status Map

A web map that can be used to share the status of hydrants with others.


When you deploy this solution in your ArcGIS organization, you also get an ArcGIS solution item that organizes the key information products and summarizes all the ArcGIS items (applications, forms, projects, maps, feature layers, feature layer views, and so on) included with the solution. The ArcGIS solution item also illustrates any dependencies items have on each other.

Release notes

The following are the release notes:

2.0 (Jun 2023)
  • An update of WaterDistributionSystem feature layer to support the Fire Hydrant Inspections and Adopt-A-Hydrant solutions.
1.0 (Nov 2022)
  • First release of Water Utility Hydrant Inspections