An aspiring, recent graduate of Waterville's Water Works Hydrant School is on his way to his first assignment. Expecting to be selected to guard the most prestigious neighborhood, he is crestfallen when he realizes his destiny is in the city's newest dog park. Faced with this crisis, he is determined to prove his worth and escape this shadow existence.

Characters include Hank, his mentor and best friend Daisy the Dalmatian, packs of dogs intent on wetting Hank, Freddie the Faucet, Walter Water, etc.

This is a bedtime story book targeting pre-schoolers up to age 8.