Middletown begins hydrant flushes

Middletown’s Public Works Department announced that hydrant flushes will occur over the next two weeks.

During flushes, residents may notice reduced water pressure and flow or a discoloration of water.

This will clear up after running the water for a little while.

Hydrant flushing is necessary to ensure water quality and avoid rusty water in situations where there is a high demand for water due to a firefighting effort or water main break.

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