Fire Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing Times
The Spring hydrant-flushing program begins in April or May and lasts about 4 weeks. The Village north of the BNSF tracks are flushed on even years, with the hydrants located south of the tracks flushed on the alternate years.
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What To Expect During Flushing
During hydrant flushing, residents may notice a slight discoloration in their water. Run the cold water tap for a few moments to remove any discoloration.

Purpose of Flushing
Flushing verifies the hydrants are operational and eliminates any rust in the system.