The following information was provided by the Department of Public Works:
Watertown’s Department of Public Works will begin flushing fire hydrants this week, and will continue for the next six weeks.
The Department of Public Works sent out the following announcement:
In order to maintain the high quality of drinking water in Watertown, the annual program of flushing mains will begin during the week of Sept. 17, 2018.
Flushing hours are Monday through Friday 7 p.m. to midnight.
Consumers may experience discolored water at times during the weeks of Sept. 17, 2018 through Oct. 26, 2018.
The water is safe to drink but may have sediment kicked up during the flushing process and may taste bad. Water consumers are advised to store water for drinking and cooking during this time.
Find out when your area will be flushed by clicking here.