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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Annual Water Hydrant Flushing to Begin Tuesday, April 16th

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The Northampton Department of Public Works Water Division will begin its annual water main flushing program on April 16, 2019.  Crews will be working Monday – Friday from 3 PM to 11 PM for approximately 4 weeks.  The flushing will begin in the Ward 7 Leeds area and progress through Florence and Bay State, continuing to downtown Northampton and Ward 3.  Water customers may temporarily experience low water pressure or discolored water during this service. 

The flushing program is performed as a recommendation by the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain high quality water standards.  For further information, contact the Northampton Department of Public Works at 413-587-1570.