Public Utilities Department to flush fire hydrants

Wayne Allen

May 8, 2013

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Monday, April 29, 2013 through Thursday, May 23, 2013. During periods of flushing, customers may experience loss of water/low pressure/colored water for a period of time. When flushing is completed, customers should notice an improvement in their water service.

Schedule is:

Monday, May 6th - West on Gallia St. from Mabert Rd., all areas south of 11th St to Charles St. and west to Offnere St.

Thursday, May 9th - North to the end of Mabert Rd., from Gallia St., including Wayne Hills area, west from Robinson Ave., Young St. to Offnere St., and areas north to Kinney’s Lane.

Monday, May 13th - South from 11th St. and Offnere St. to Front St. and streets west from Offnere St. to Chillicothe St.

Thursday, May 16th - North from 12th St. and Offnere St. to Kinney’s Lane. All streets west to Chillicothe St., north to end ofArgonne Rd. North on Scioto Trail to Coles Blvd. East on Coles Blvd. to and including Shawnee Rd.

Monday, May 20th -All streets in south/west end of Portsmouth.

Thursday, May 23rd -All high pressure areas.

Flushing will begin at 6 p.m. and will last approximately six to eight hours.