Hydrant Flushing Begins October 17, 2016

Town of Bennington’s Semi-Annual

Water Main HYDRANT FLUSHING

2 Week Period
Monday through Friday
7:00am thru 5:00pm

OCTOBER 17 – 21, 2016
AND
OCTOBER 24 – 28, 2016

 

  • Bennington’s Hydrant Flushing is a STATE Mandated Program that occurs every April and October.
  • It is ensures higher Water Quality and allows for proper Hydrant Maintenance for Fire Protection.
  • You may experience low water pressure.
  • You may also experience discolored water.
  • These are normal and unavoidable side effects of the program.
  • We recommend you schedule clothes washing and other cleaning projects after daily flushing hours and once your water has run clear.
  • If you experience discolored water Run Your Cold Water Until It Is Clear.

Please see Hydrant Flushing FAQ’s below for answers to your most common questions.

Any further questions please call the Bennington Town Offices at 442-1037.

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