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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fall Fire Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant flushing will begin on Monday, September 28, 2020 and will take place Monday through Friday from approximately 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

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.

Visit our hydrant flushing page for more information and/or to view the full 2020 Fall Fire Hydrant Schedule. 

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