Annual spring hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick.
Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use.
Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until discoloration disappears, as iron deposits can built up in hot water heaters and possibly stain laundry.
Flushing is scheduled to take place on the following date this week between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.:
- Thursday, May 18 on Burnet Street