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Hydra Shield Launches Fyrelane USA Brand 2018 Catalog.

Fyrelane USA releases its 2018 catalog early. Fyrelane continues to grow it’s brand in a competitive market and brings innovative products to its product line. Stay tuned and check back on or for updates and new product developments.

Please see the new 2018 catalog here: 2018FyrelaneProductCatalogonline1


Hydra Shield December 2017, Holiday Closure Schedule

Effective: Dec 1st 2017

Subject: December Holiday Schedule


Dear, Customers & Vendors


Effective the week of December 18th thru Jan 2nd We will not ship or receive any product due to our plant closures.  Our warehouse and manufacturing operations will resume normal business operations on January 2nd 2018.

Hydra Shield’s corporate office will be closed on December 25th and December 26th. We will resume operations on December 27th thru 29th and then close again on January 1st 2018 for New Years. We will resume normal operational hours on January 2nd 2018 along with our Warehouse and Manufacturing Operations.

During this time, we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday and a very happy new year.

Click here to view the letter: Christmas and New years letter


Hydra-Shield Houston office and warehouse has resumed operations.

Thank you for your patience with our organization during these times of an unfortunate natural disaster, we are very grateful with everyone’s understanding and support that has been given to our organization.  We have restored 75% of our operation at our Houston office and warehouse and our staff is working hard to bring that restoration to 100% in the next coming weeks. If you have any questions please contact our offices at 1-800-676-0911 and we will be glad to assist you with any concerns.


Hydra Shield Warehouse Closed until further notice due to Hurricane Harvey

Due to hurricane Harvey our Houston office and warehouse will be closed until further notice. We will be monitoring the situation in Houston and working to update you on the status of when we will resume operation. On behalf of our organization and employees we truly appreciate your cooperation.


Launching a long-serving, trusted company into the future.

After more than 38 years, Hydra-Shield, a long-time leader in the hydrant security industry, has introduced its new branding.

Since 1979, Hydra-Shield has manufactured and distributed the highest quality hydrant locks, devices, accessories and valves to communities across the nation. Many municipal water departments choose Hydra-Shield as a main source of security solutions, and rely on their products to help save revenue and protect against unauthorized water usage.

As the marketplace has evolved, so has this trusted company. Over the years, Hydra-Shield has extended into new markets and expanded their product line. In order to continue to move into the future, and remain relevant to customers in an ever-changing business world, Hydra-Shield has refreshed its entire brand, logo and website to reflect the level of innovation they’ve been providing to the industry for years.

The Hydra-Shield logo took center stage as the transformation began. The new logo design now delivers instant recognition and a clear message to customers. The company name, which the hydrant security industry has come to know and trust, is now front and center. It’s accompanied by an iconic, protective shield that guards a single droplet of water. Even as a standalone graphic, the new logo distinctly represents Hydra-Shield’s steadfast mission: to protect one of the world’s most precious resources.

The new Hydra-Shield website features enhanced navigation, plus an ultra-sleek design. It showcases dramatic photography that powerfully illustrates the advanced products the company continues to provide to the marketplace. Clear, concise copy tells the story of Hydra-Shield’s unique services and solutions, and how they help customers save time and money every day. This competitive advantage is what sets Hydra-Shield apart from the competition, and keeps them ahead in today’s modern business world.

After decades of service, Hydra-Shield states that while its brand has evolved, its values remain the same. Hydra-Shield is proud to deliver only the best products, services and solutions to long-standing customers and new prospects. This new visual identity has transformed a long-trusted company into a contemporary brand that will continue to serve the hydrant security industry for years to come.



Now Showing In Philadelphia AWWA ACE 17 Booth#3143

Now Showing in Philadelphia, please stop by our booth at ACE17 and speak with one of our staff members. We are available at booth #3143.


Come see us in Philadelphia!

Come see us in Philadelphia at the AWWA – Annual Conference & Expo 2017 Booth#3143


Memorial Day Closing May 29th 2017

Hydra Shield offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on May 29th 2017.  Hydra Shield will resume normal business hours of operations the following day May 30th 2017.


Launch of Fyrelane USA

Fyrelane USA is a DBA of Hydra-Shield Manufacturing. Our Mission is to provide competitive pricing and quality products with a purpose in the fire industry. Our superior customer service and support is what keeps our customers coming back along with great products. Our Reason to launch Fyrelane USA was to re-brand our firefighting products and give them more exposure to the marketplace. We are offering more products in our line that will give you a better advantage in the market place. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us at or call us at 1-855-359-9555 and ask one of our friendly staff to assist you with your needs.


Hydra-Shield Plant Christmas Closing

Merry Christmas from the Hydra-Shield Staff! We wish you a safe and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Hydra-Shield will be shutting down its manufacturing plant and shipping warehouse for the holidays on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 and will resume normal operations on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. We will still be able to receive orders and put them into cue for processing but nothing will ship until Jan. 6, 2014. Please feel free to contact us with any questions!

With thanks,
Hydra-Shield Mfg Inc.


City’s Hydrants Getting a New Lock

Vandals bent on opening fire hydrants will have an increasingly tougher time as the city steps up installation of a new generation of locking devices, according to Chicago Water Management Department officials.

Under a $3.65 million contract awarded recently to a Texas firm, as many as 10,000 so-called Custodian nut-locking systems will go on hydrants during the next five years, joining 12,000 already in service.

Placement of the devices will be determined by analyzing 311 calls of unauthorized hydrant openings, officials said.

The new model represents the eighth generation of locking devices as designers seek to stay a step ahead of people who try to misuse hydrants, said Tom LaPorte, a Water Management Department spokesman.

“You never are going to have a completely tamperproof lock, but this has been very effective in discouraging open hydrants,” he said. “In the old days, you might have seen 3,000 or 4,000 being opened on a given day during a bad heat wave. Now we are down into the low hundreds.”