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Posted on: January 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 1/15/2020 Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Unidirectional flushing will continue tomorrow

Hydrant Flushing Photo

January 15, 2020 - With  temperatures expected to reach the low 40’s tomorrow, contractor Hydra Tech is scheduled to continue unidirectional flushing.  

Hydra Tech made good progress today and finished unidirectional flushing on Hill Street from Boylston Street to Prospect Street, Straw Hollow Lane, Mercury Drive, Saturn Drive, Arcturus Drive, Vega Drive, Mars Drive, and a section of Venus Drive.  They will begin unidirectional flushing tomorrow around 8:00 a.m. and will start on the first sequence in the list below and will proceed in order.  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.  Flushing is expected to be finished around 4:00 p.m. 

1. Finish a section of Venus Drive

2. Neptune Drive

3 Aspen Road

4. Prospect Street from Hill Street to Fox Hill Road

5. Fox Hill Road

6. Red Coat Circle

7. Red Coat Road

8. Prospect Street from Fox Hill Road to Adin Drive

9. Broushane Circle

10. Adin Drive

11. Boylston Street from Merriam Avenue to Boylston Circle

12. Prospect Street from Adin Drive to Loring Street

13. Merriam Avenue

14. Loring Street

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

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.


Map of flushing area January 15th and 16th
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