Hydrant Flushing Begins Tuesday in Huntingburg

fLUSHINGHUNTINGBURG (NNDC) – The City of Huntingburg’s fall hydrant flushing begins Tuesday and continues through October 2.

The flushing is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday (September 8-11) south of Sixth Street and west of Main Street; September 14-18 north of 6th Street and east of Main Street; September 21-25 south of 6th Street and east of Main Street; and September 28-October 2 north of 6th Street and west of Main Street.

The flushing is performed to improve water quality and is a necessary preventative maintenance activity for proper waterline function.

Water will remain safe to drink during the flushing, but special care and attention is recommended, especially before doing laundry. Customers are advised to run cold water through their taps for five to seven minutes to clear any discoloration in the water that may adversely affect laundry items. The City of Huntingburg is not responsible for the cleaning and/or replacement of those items.

Flushing times will typically be Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Locations may vary from day to day.

 

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