Fire hydrant flushing began Monday, Sept. 29 and will continue through Friday, Oct. 17 in New Brunswick. Most fire hydrants will be flushed between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m., but some daytime flushing is also expected. Water discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but this temporary discoloration is normal and […]
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Hydrant flushing has begun in the City of New Brunswick and will last through the end of April. Any discoloration in the water will be a temporary condition. Water discoloration is not dangerous, but residents are advised to please run faucets until discoloration disappears, especially before doing laundry, washing food or collecting water to drink. […]
The New Brunswick Water Utility has scheduled hydrant flushing for the Rutgers Village and Edgebrook neighborhoods over a two-week period, beginning July 20. Any discoloration in the water will be temporary. Water is safe to consume during this time, but residents may wish to run the faucet before use, especially while doing laundry.
The New Brunswick Water Utility will flush hydrants in the Raritan Gardens neighborhood between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Tap water remains safe to drink during the flushing, but residents may wish to run faucets to alleviate any temporary discoloration that may occur.
Hydrant flushing originally scheduled for July 31 at Raritan Gardens has been rescheduled to Friday, Aug. 7. Tap water remains safe to drink during the flushing, but residents may wish to run faucets to alleviate any temporary discoloration that may occur. Residents may direct questions about the flushing to the New Brunswick Water Utility at […]
Residents of Tunison Road between Burnet Street and the second intersection of Wilcox Road, the length of Wilcox Road and the length of Halstead Road will see hydrant flushing taking place overnight on September 14 and again on September 15. Tap water discoloration may occur as a result, but water is safe to consume. Residents […]
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 […]
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. […]
Hydrant flushing will take place in neighborhoods around New Brunswick throughout the month of October. Please see above for a list of neighborhoods to be flushed between Monday, October 3 and Thursday, October 6. No flushing will take place on Friday, October 7.
Annual spring hydrant flushing throughout the City will begin on April 24 and will last through the end of May. Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of this process, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to […]