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Fall Hydrant Flushing

When: Monday, Sept. 11th through Friday, Sept.15th, 2017; 9AM to 5PM

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System users are reminded that:
Flushing hydrants may cause temporary discoloration and turbidity
of the water. We apologize for any inconvenience to our users,
however this very important system maintenance procedure must
be conducted each spring and fall. The flushing program allows
the pipes to be purged and the hydrants checked for proper

Users are advised to avoid drinking the water or washing clothes
(especially whites) while discoloration is in evidence. Following
hydrant flushing in your area, users should be run cold water until
it clears before resuming normal use. It is also a good idea to flush
residential water heaters after the water clears following a hydrant
flush in your area.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Cavendish Municipal Water System

For More Information: 226-7291

Earlier Event: September 10
Phineas Gage Walk & Talk
Later Event: September 11
Cavendish Select Board Meeting