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Hydrant Flushing

Release Date: October 17, 2018
Hydrant Flushing to being on or about 10/22/18.

Hydrant Flushing to begin on or around 10/22/2018 with an estimated completion date of 11/30/2018.

Flushing will be done during the overnight hours. Just as we wash our dishes after use, our water system needs to be routinely rinsed out. This maintenance process contributes to the long term health of our water system, and should present minimal inconvenience for our residents.  

Over the course of the subsequent 4-6 weeks, all of the fire hydrants and water mains in town will be flushed for a period of time. There may be a temporary decrease of water pressure while a main or hydrant is being flushed in a neighborhood. There may also be a slight discoloration to tap water during or following this process. Please do not wash laundry or dishes while the water is discolored.

Should you experience discolored water during this time, run your cold water until clear. Please call the Water Department 973-366-2200 x2125 if you have any questions or concerns.