(b) To mark the fire hydrant or device, the owner or operator of the fire hydrant or device shall:
(1) Paint the fire hydrant or device black if the fire hydrant or device is inoperable or unavailable for use; or
(2) Place a black tarp over the fire hydrant or device if the device is temporarily inoperable or temporarily unavailable for use in a fire emergency, for a period not to exceed fourteen days.
(c) For the purposes of this section, the word "inoperable" means a fire hydrant that does not produce water flow when activated.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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