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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Fire Hydrant Flushing Begins Monday August 20th

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The Utility Division of the City of Colonial Heights Department of Public Works will be testing and flushing FIRE HYDRANTS throughout the City starting August 20, and continuing through October 27, 2018. The City will be divided into four sections. The sections and dates areas follows:

  • SOUTHEAST SECTION: August 20, through September 5, east
    of I-95, fromELLERSLIE/YACHT BASIN,SOUTH, TO E. ROSLYN RD.
    Including Newcastle and Old Town Subdivisions.
  • NORTHEAST SECTION: September 6, through September 22, east
    ofCSX RR, from ELLERSLIE/YACHT BASIN, NORTH, TO SWIFT CREEK.
    Including Dunlop Farms Subdivision.
  • NORTHWEST SECTION: September 23, through October 10, west
    of CSX RR, from NORTH CITY LIMITS, SOUTH, TO OLD TOWN CREEK.
  • SOUTHWEST SECTION: October 11, through October 26, west
    of I-95 from OLD TOWN CREEK, SOUTH, TO ARCHER AVE.

Please mark the date on your calendar when Fire Hydrant flushing is planned in your area. The dates above are subject to change due to emergencies or adverse weather conditions. You may experience some discolored water between these times, if this should happen, first run the cold water in your bathtub for about 15 to 20 minutes, if your problem does not clear up within this time period please contact the Utilities Division 520-9393 between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. After hours or weekends call the Police Department 520-9300 and they will dispatch Utility personnel to your home or business.

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