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Water & Sewer Department

Posted on: December 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Important Notice from the Shrewsbury D.P.W. Water & Sewer Division - Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing Photo

Beginning on Monday, December 9, 2019, project contractor Hydra Tech Inc. will begin unidirectional flushing of water mains.  Work will start at 7:00AM and continue throughout the day until approximately 4:00PM.  Based on the most recent forecasts, Hydra Tech is currently scheduled to work on Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting.  The attached map indicates the area where the flushing will begin.  For additional information please visit www.shrewsburyma.gov/864/Hydrant-Flushing.  Additional updates will be provided as the flushing progresses.  

 

Due to the flushing, residents in the identified area as well as those in the vicinity of the project may experience brief periods of reduced pressure or discolored water.  

 

If you experience discolored water once the flushing is complete, please run the cold water in an outside faucet, or downstairs bathtub until it clears. 

 

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you have any questions please contact the Water and Sewer Division at 508-841-8506.

Map of flushing area
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