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Posted on: May 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Flushing Program Will Conclude For The Season On May28th

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Thursday, May 27, 2021, 11:30 a.m. update: Hydra Tech will continue the unidirectional flushing program tomorrow, May 28, 2021, so they can finish Zone 3. This will conclude the unidirectional flushing program for the spring season. To date, they have completed the unidirectional flushing of Zones 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Please follow the link below for a map of the flushing zones.

Hydra Tech is scheduled to begin unidirectional flushing around 8:00 a.m. and are expected to be completed by 4:00 p.m. They will start on the first sequence in the list below and will progress in order as much as possible.

  1. Stanley Road
  2. Browne Road
  3. Rolfe Avenue
  4. Fairlawn Circle
  5. Gordon Road
  6. Tatum Road
  7. Gleason Road
  8. Sias Avenue
  9. Bailey Road

For additional information about this program and other DPW projects please visit https://www.shrewsburyma.gov/1005/DPW---In-The-Works.   

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 dpwsupport@shrewsburyma.gov.

Unidirectional Flushing Program Zone Map
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