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Water and Sewer Division

Posted on: December 2, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Important Update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Flushing to Continue on 12/3

Hydrant Flushing Photo

December 2, 2021, 5:30PM Update: Contractor, Hydra Tech, will continue unidirectional flushing in Zone 12 on Friday, December 3rd. Please follow the link below for a map of the flushing areas. Since the fall of 2019, unidirectional flushing has been completed in Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11 with only Zone 12 remaining to complete the entire town. 

Flushing will begin around 8:00AM on Friday, December 3rd and be finished around 4:00PM. It is difficult to estimate how the work will progress each day so the list below may be optimistic but is provided to better inform everyone in the area that may be flushed. Daily updates will be provided.

Tentative flushing schedule for Friday, December 3rd from 8:00AM to 4:00PM:

  1. Rockwell Drive
  2. Mangs Drive
  3. Heywood Street
  4. Ashton Drive
  5. Farmington Drive
  6. Gold Street
  7. A section of Memorial Drive near Gold Street
  8. A section of Grafton Street between Gold Street and Hemingway Street
  9. Adams Road
  10. Cox Lane
  11. Jane Street
  12. Hemingway Street
  13. Faulkner Road
  14. Hawthorne Road
  15. Baldwin Circle
  16. Thoreau Circle
  17. Sinclair Road
  18. Emerson Circle
  19. Beths Road
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 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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