Most of the hydrants you see today are “dry-barrel” designs. It has four main components to it. The stem nut which controls the release of water, the outer to connect a hose, the chain so you don’t lose the cap, and the drain hole which is under the ground. Hydrants are lot more complex than people typically realize and thats why Royal Flush, the best plumber in Doraville, GA, has got you covered.