American Water implemented its 2018 Annual Water Main Flushing Program on Monday.
The purpose of the program is to provide the best quality water available to customers by removing any buildup of sediment that may have occurred in the water lines.
Flushing may result in some temporary discoloration and the presence of sediment in your water. These conditions are not harmful and should be of very short duration.
Between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., limit your use of water to help prevent discolored water reaching service lines to your residence.
Should you notice an increase in discolored water at your residence, flush all cold water faucets inside for 15 minutes.
If you have any water filters installed in your building, check them as they may become dirty or clogged. We advise customers to have replacement filters on hand.
If the water does not clear up, call the Water Treatment Plant at 443-591-0909. This number is monitored 24/7 365 days a year to address questions or concerns.
Areas that may be affected by planned flushing through Friday are:
Leonard Wood Avenue
Broad Foot Road
Streets adjacent to Zimborski Avenue, Rock Avenue, Mapes Road and Cooper Avenue may see a temporary change in their water during flushing activities.
Areas that may be affected by planned flushing for Monday through Sept. 21 are:
Leonard Wood Ave, between Broad Foot Road and Rock Avenue
Streets adjacent to Rock Avenue and Huber Road may see a temporary change in their water during flushing activities.
Signs will be posted ahead of any flushing activities to notify customers.
For information, call the Water Treatment Plant at 443-591-0909. This number is monitored 24/7 365 days a year to address questions or concerns.