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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Hydrant Flushing

The City of Abilene will begin routine hydrant flushing beginning April 17, 2017 and continue through estimated end of the first week of May, 2017.  

Residents living in areas where flushing is taking place may experience a drop in the home's water pressure or see rust-colored water coming from their pipe.  While the water is safe for drinking or bathing, the fire department  recommends residents wait a few hours before doing laundry.  It will take a little time for the water to clear after flushing is completed.  

The following schedule is contingent upon weather.

Section 1 and 2 will be Monday and Tuesday, April 17th - 18th
(Section 1 is north of Interstate 70 and Section 2 is north of 14th St to I-70)

Section 3 will be Wednesday and Thursday April 19 - 20th
 (Section 3 is located from Buckeye West to Mud Creek, First Street to 14th)

Section 4 is scheduled for Friday and Monday April 21 & 24th.
  (Section 4 runs from Buckeye East to East City Limit between First to 4th St.)

Section 5 is scheduled for April 25th
  (Section 5 is located First Street to south city limits and from Mud Creek to east city limit) 

Section 6 is planned for Wednesday & Thursday, April 26th & 27th.  
  (Section 6 is located from Mud Creek west to Red Bud Lake.


 
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