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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for the Week of May 15

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 […]

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Hydrant Flushing to Begin Monday Around Town

Hydrant flushing will take place this coming week and throughout the month of October in various neighborhoods around New Brunswick as part of the New Brunswick Water Utility’s regular maintenance of the City’s water mains. Flushing will begin on Monday, September 26 on Livingston Avenue and Joyce Kilmer Avenue between the hours of 10 p.m. […]

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Citywide Flushing to Take Place Through October 26

The New Brunswick Water Utility will flush hydrants citywide through October 26. Flushing will take place between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., and some daytime flushing may occur. Water discoloration is not dangerous, but residents may wish to run faucets until temporary discoloration disappears, especially before doing laundry. The schedule for flushing through […]

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