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Posted on: April 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hydrant Flushing

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HyFlush04-19The City of Portage utility contractor, Suez Environmental, will conduct fire hydrant flushing beginning April 14 through April 26.  Hydrant flushing helps to improve water quality by removing sediment that accumulates in the water system and provides the opportunity to test operation of the fire hydrants and the water pumping system.

The map that indicates dates hydrant flushing will take place in each area of the city.  Most hydrants will be flushed between the hours of 11 p.m. on the date indicated and 7:30 a.m. the following date so as to avoid high-traffic hours.  This is a tentative schedule; it may be necessary for this work to be performed outside an assigned day or area to provide the best possible results.

Some water discoloration will occur during the flushing process.  Residents are urged to check for discoloration prior to using water for laundry or cleaning during the flushing period.  Even though water may be somewhat discolored, it is safe to drink.

During the flushing process, large quantities of water are discharged from the hydrants.  Motorists are urged to watch for vehicles and workers engaged in this work and reduce speeds accordingly. Please call Suez Environmental at 324-9235 with any questions or concerns.

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