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Posted on: September 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Hydrant Flushing in Tipp City

The Tipp City Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants Monday October 1, 2018 through Friday October 12, 2018, during the hours of 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.  The following schedule will be followed.

Monday October 1, (Main Street South) all hydrants from South First Street to Hathaway, including the Roslyn area.

Tuesday October 2, (Main Street North) all hydrants starting at North First Street to Bowman Avenue.

Wednesday October 3 & Thursday October 4 (South West area) Tipp Plaza areas, Hathaway, Spring Hill, Willow Glen, Cottonwood, Hampton Woods, Hunters Ridge, York Meadows and Sycamore Woods.

Friday October 5, along Evanston Road, and S. County Road 25-A south of Evanston Road going to Corner Stone Drive.

Monday October 8 & Tuesday October 9, ( North West area ) all hydrants starting at Westedge, Tippecanoe Village, Manchester Chase, North Tippcowlesville Rd, Tweed Woods, Commerce Park Drive, Weller Dr and Curry Branch.

Wednesday October 10 & Thursday October 11,  ( North West area ) all hydrants starting on County Road 25-A, Spring Meade, Woodlawn, Donn Davis Way, Windmere, Oakwinds and Rosewood Creek.

Friday October 12, will be used as a makeup day if needed.

Water in these areas may be discolored. Residents are advised to avoid using laundry or hot water facilities during the flushing period.  If residents find their water to be discolored, they should run cold water for 5 to 10 minutes until the water clears. Although the water will not be turned off, a drop in pressure in some areas is likely.

Flushing hydrants is a preventive maintenance program to periodically clean out natural residues which deposit in the water lines, as well as to test the hydrants.

Any questions can be directed to the City Utility/Services office at 667-6305.

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