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Water and Sewer Division

Posted on: December 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] December 13th update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Water Main Flushing

Hydrant Flushing Photo

Due to the colder than expected temperatures, unidirectional water main flushing scheduled for today has been postponed until tomorrow, December 14th.  Project contractor, Hydra Tech, will begin by finishing the Longfellow and Browning Road area which includes Bryant Avenue, Tory Drive, Tory Lane, and Wadsworth Road before moving on to Hill Street, the Planets, and a section of Prospect Street. The list below contains the order of the sequences for tomorrow's unidirectional flushing which will begin at 7:00AM and will end around 4:00PM.  It is difficult to estimate how the work will progress each day so this list is provided to better inform everyone in the area that may be flushed.

1. Bryant Avenue

2. Longfellow Road from Wachusett Avenue to Browning Road and Browning Road from Longfellow Road to Bryant Avenue

3. Browning Road from Bryant Avenue to Wachusett Circle

4. Tory Drive to Tory Lane and all of Tory Lane

5. Tory Drive from Tory Lane to the end

6. Longfellow Road from one end of Browning Road to the other end of Browning Road

7. Wadsworth Road

8. Hill Street from Boylston Street to Straw Hollow Lane

9. Straw Hollow Lane

10.Hill Street from Straw Hollow Lane to Prospect Street

11. Mercury Drive

12. Saturn Drive

13. Arcturus Drive

14. Vega Drive

15. Mars Drive

16. Venus Drive

17. Neptune Drive

18. Aspen Road

19. Prospect Street from Hill Street to Fox Hill Road

20. Fox Hill Road

21. Red Coat Circle

22. Red Coat Road

23. Prospect Street from Fox Hill Road to Adin Drive

24. Broushane Circle

For additional information please visit www.shrewsburyma.gov/864/Hydrant-Flushing.  Additional updates will be provided at the end of each day 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 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.

ntact the Water and Sewer Division at 508-841-8506.

Unidirectional Flushing Completed as of 12/10/2019
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