The City of Circleville Department of Public Utilities has announced that hydrant flushing will take place in Circleville beginning on Monday, Aug. 13.

“On Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, the Circleville Department of Public Utilities will begin the flushing program to clean the City of Circleville’s water main lines,” Ragene Pinson, City of Circleville Administrative Assistant stated. “The flushing program will begin in the area of High St. and Western Ave., working in a northeastern direction.”

According to Pinson, once the northern portion from Hargus Creek north is completed, the southern part of the flushing program will commence in the High St/Western Ave. area and continue in a southeastern direction.

“Citizens can expect the flushing to take approximately two to three weeks,” said Pinson.

Hydrant flushing will take place Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Residents may periodically experience water discoloration when flushing crews are in your area,” Pinson said. “It is recommended that the water be checked before using, especially before washing white clothing.”

For questions, contact the Utility Department by calling (740) 477-8255 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“We appreciate your cooperation and apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause,” said Pinson.

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