Hydrant Flushing & Discolored/Odorous Water

Hydrant Flushing


Hydrants are flushed twice a year to keep water mains in good working order.  You may notice a color change in your tap water following the flushing of the water main, during construction near your street and following a nearby water main break. Read our FAQs on hydrant flushing and what to do if you are experiencing discolored water or a "rotten egg" smell.