Hydrant Flushing



Sept. 26th to Sept. 29th 2022. between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

 Monday Sept. 26th – East of the Souris River

Tuesday Sept. 27th – East of 1st Street North and South

Wednesday Sept. 28th -West of 1st Street S, South of 1stAve W

Thursday Sept. 29th – West of 1st Street N, North of 1st Ave W, West of Plum Creek

The Public Works Department flushes fire hydrants to clean out iron deposits in the water lines, to verify the hydrants are properly working, and to assure continued high quality drinking water. Fire hydrant flushing also provides the Fire and Water Departments with valuable information.   

Will Hydrant Flushing Affect Your Water?

During the flushing process, you may experience some water discoloration, especially when work is being done in your immediate neighborhood. Once the hydrant flushing is complete, the water quality will improve.

What Precautions Should You Take?

Before doing laundry or other projects that may suffer from discolored water, make sure the water is running clear. Keep a pitcher of clean water in the refrigerator.

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