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Posted on: September 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hydrant Flushing Takes Place During October

Fire hydrant flushing will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in accordance with the following schedule:          

            OCTOBER 1 & 2                   Buckingham, Derbyshire Sections and Forest Drive             

            OCTOBER 3 & 4                   Somerset and Bowie Forest Sections                         

            OCTOBER 7 & 8                   Tulip Grove Section including Twin Cedar                       

            OCTOBER 9 & 10                 Foxhill & Long Ridge Sections                                 

            OCTOBER 11, 14 & 15         Kenilworth  Section

            OCTOBER 16                        Heather Hills   Section

            OCTOBER 17, 18 & 21         Meadowbrook Section

            OCTOBER 22                        Gradys Walk & Glenridge Sections

            OCTOBER 23                        Chapel Forge Section

            OCTOBER 24                        Victoria Heights Section & Race Track Rd Townhouses

            OCTOBER 25                        Idlewild Section

            OCTOBER 28                         Yorktown & Overbrook Sections

            OCTOBER 29                        Whitehall Section

            OCTOBER 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.

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