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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Hydrant Flushing in Neighborhoods Served by Bowie Water in April

Hydrant flushing will begin on April 1, 2019 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in accordance with the following schedule:  

                       

            APRIL 1 & 2                         Buckingham, Derbyshire Sections and Forest Drive            

            APRIL 3 & 4                         Somerset and Bowie Forest Sections                         

            APRIL 5 & 8                         Tulip Grove Section including Twin Cedar            

            APRIL 9 & 10                       Foxhill & Long Ridge Sections                                 

            APRIL 11, 12 & 15               Kenilworth  Section

            APRIL 16                             Heather Hills   Section

            APRIL 17, 18 & 19               Meadowbrook Section

            APRIL 22                             Gradys Walk & Glenridge Sections

            APRIL 23                             Chapel Forge Section

            APRIL 24                             Victoria Heights Section & Race Track Rd Townhouses

            APRIL 25                              Idlewild Section

            APRIL 26                              Yorktown & Overbrook Sections

            APRIL 29                              Whitehall Section

            APRIL 30                               Rockledge Section


Some discoloration of your water may occur and clothes washing is discouraged.  If your clothes become discolored, keep them wet and re-wash them using a rust remover.  Rust remover will be available, at no cost, from City Hall and Public Works offices.  The water is safe for drinking and bathing even though it may be discolored.  The discoloration is a result of rust and sediment build up in the water lines and is not harmful. The discolora­tion should clear in approximately 24 hours.  However, since the water mains are all interconnected, flushing of hydrants in adjacent sections could affect your water as well.


For more information please contact Missy Marlette at 240-544-5686.

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