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HYDRANT FLUSHING TODAY (7/6/20) ON WEST SIDE

The Wonder Lake Water Department will be flushing a couple of hydrants in the Sunrise Ridge and Highland Shores subdivisions. Resident may experience some water discoloration, pressure variation and turbidity. This will only be for today. Please contact the Water Department at (866) 371-5699 if you have any questions.

Note: If you continue to have discoloration after running your tap for awhile after the hydrants are flushed, there may be things in your home with sediment build-up. Sometimes in-home filters, water softeners, and water heaters can collect this sediment and prohibit a good flushing of your faucets. The water department can advise you on these issues - call the number above.

 

Prior related hydrant flushing notice, pertinent information:

Hydrant flushing in the Village will be starting Monday, June 15th.  This is done periodically as preventive maintenance, to ensure our hydrants function correctly when they're needed.  In addition, it removes sediment that accumulates in pipes. 

Immediately after flushing is done the water coming out of your faucets may be slightly discolored.  (Don't be alarmed, it is not a health or safety risk - flushing only affects the appearance of the water.)  If you see discolored water, run your cold water for 3-5 minutes - if after that time it still appears discolored, wait 30 minutes and try again.  If the discoloration does not go away after an extended period of time (or if you experience a noticeable loss of water pressure) call the Water Department at 1-866-371-5699 to report the problem.

Though the water coming through your faucets will be safe to drink, you'll want to avoid doing laundry during this time since the sediment could discolor your clothes.  Also avoid running hot water until your cold water runs clear.

If you have questions call Village Hall or the Water department.