City water mains are flushed in the Spring and Fall. Flushing is done to remove any mineral deposits that have accumulated in the water pipe. During the water pipe flushing some households may experience rusty water, discoloration, or other issues during flushing. If you do experience any discoloration or rusty water, run the cold tap water until the water clears will help clean out your system.
Winter Hydrant Access – During winter months, pleased keep the fire hydrant in your neighborhood or near you clear of snow. A good rule is a four foot space around the hydrant, firefighters will have easy access to your neighborhood hydrant in the event of an fire.