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The original item was published from 8/26/2020 3:32:26 PM to 8/27/2020 8:05:01 PM.

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Posted on: August 26, 2020


Hydrant Flushing Announcement

*Hydrant testing expands to cover W. Union, Hospital Drive and Richland Ave. on Thursday August 27 from 8am-4pm

In addition to the original notice:

The City of Athens will be flushing hydrants on the following date(s):

Aug 25 – Aug 28, 2020

Between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

The areas affected will be:

Dove Drive

Warwick Lane

Carroll Road

Carroll Lane

Columbus Road

You may experience discolored water in these areas due to iron sediment in the bottom of the lines being stirred up from increased flow.  The water remains safe.

Normally, no boil order will be issued for hydrant testing, but the City recommends you do not wash laundry during this time.

Please direct your questions to the Athens Fire Department at 740-592-3301 or the Engineering & Public Works Department at 740-593-7636.

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