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The Fire Department will begin their semi-annual flushing and pumping of fire hydrants on October 1.
The Fire Department will begin their semi-annual flushing and pumping of fire hydrants on October 1. This ensures hydrants are in proper working order and flushes sediment from the lines. Hydrant flushing can make water temporarily appear rust-colored as the iron and mineral deposits in the water are stirred up. We assure you this is safe and advise you to run your cold tap for 2-3 minutes or until the water turns clear. For washing machines, consider running a cycle without light-colored clothing if you notice a change in your water. Flushing is expected to be completed by November 1.