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Water & Sewer Department

Posted on: May 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Important Update from the Water and Sewer Division - Flushing to Resume Tuesday, 5/4 at 8:00 a.m.

Hydrant Flushing Photo

Monday, May 3, 2021 4:00 p.m. update: Hydra Tech will continue unidirectional flushing tomorrow, Tuesday, May 4th at 8:00 a.m. Today they were able to finish flushing on Fiske Street, Linwood Road, Woodland Road, Edgewood Road, Woodland Road, Estabrook Road, Willow Street, Arnold Road, Estabrook Road, Laurel Avenue, Kenilworth Road, Lake Street from Route 140 to Spuce Street, Ferncroft Road, Glen Terrace, and Jill Circle.

Hydra Tech is scheduled to work Monday through Friday, weather permitting. They will resume unidirectional flushing around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. They will start on the first sequence in the list below and will progress in order as much as possible. It is difficult to estimate how the work will progress each day so this may be optimistic but 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. Spruce Street
  2. Sunflower Circle
  3. Shady Lane
  4. Atwood Lane
  5. Bellridge Drive

For additional information about this program and other DPW projects please visit   

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 a 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 508-841-8502 or

Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map
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