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Water and Sewer Division

Posted on: January 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] January 13, 2020, Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Water Valve Cleaning and Exercising

Water pump with text Shrewsbury Water Department and Established 1905 around pump

January 13, 2020 - Hydra Tech will be continue water valve cleaning and exercising this week, weather permitting.  Work will take place on Main Street from Route 140 to Monadnock Drive and the adjoining streets, Maple Avenue from Main Street to Rosedale Avenue and the adjoining streets, and Route 140 from Main Street to Melody Lane and the adjoining streets to the west.   Please see the attached map for more information.

The disruption to the water distribution system is expected to be minimal during the valve cleaning and exercising process.  However, residents within could experience brief periods of reduced pressure or discolored water.  If you experience discolored water, please run the cold water from an outside faucet or downstairs bathtub, avoiding hot water use until it runs clear.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Please contact the Department of Public Works at 508-841-8502 with questions, or visit for more details.

Map of water valve cleaning and exercising area.
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