Aqua Ohio to flush water mains

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 9, 2016

SOUTH POINT — Beginning Monday and continuing through Friday, Aqua Ohio employees will open fire hydrants to flush water mains. Flushing will be done in Chesapeake and east Chesapeake areas on Monday; Big Branch, west Chesapeake and the Sybene area on Tuesday; Buffalo Creek, Charley Creek, Sybene and Sandusky Road areas on Wednesday; and the Burlington area and the rest of the system to the west on Thursday and Friday.
The flushing will occur between 10 p.m.-2 a.m. each night.
Customers may experience a slight drop in water pressure or a temporary discoloration of their water while this program in underway. Although the discolored water is safe for consumption, customers should refrain from doing laundry while flushing is taking place. If discoloration occurs, Aqua Ohio recommends allowing several cold-water faucets to run for a short period of time until water runs clear.
Customers with questions can call 877-987-2782.

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