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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

Fire Hydrant Flushing

The City of Rock Island’s Public Works Department will begin the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 a.m.  Crews will be flushing hydrants for approximately a four week period.

The purpose of this program is to help maintain water quality standards and the fire protection system.  Citizens may experience brief periods of discolored water or low pressure which is normal during flushing operations.  

For additional information about the Fire Hydrant Flushing Program please visit the City’s website at rigov.org/water or contact the Public Works Department at 732-2200.

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