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Posted on: August 15, 2020

Colonial Heights Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule (Fall 2020)

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FALL 2020

The Utility Division of the City of Colonial Heights Department of Public Works will be testing and flushing FIRE HYDRANTS throughout the City starting September 8th, and continuing through November 10, 2020.

 The City will be divided into four sections. The sections and dates are as follows:

  • SOUTHEAST SECTION:  September 8, through September 18, east of I-95, from ELLERSLIE/YACHT BASIN, SOUTH, TO E. ROSLYN RD. Including Old Town Subdivisions.

  • NORTHEAST SECTION: September 21, through October 1, east of CSX RR, from ELLERSLIE/YACHT BASIN, NORTH, TO SWIFT CREEK. Including Dunlop Farms Subdivision.

  • NORTHWEST SECTION: October 2, through October 15, west of CSX RR, from NORTH CITY LIMITS, SOUTH, TO OLD   TOWN CREEK.

  •  SOUTHWEST SECTION: October 16, through November 10, west of I-95 from OLD TOWN CREEK, SOUTH, TO ARCHER AVE. Including Newcastle Subdivision.

Please mark the date on your calendar when Fire Hydrant flushing is planned in your area. The dates above are subject to change due to emergencies or adverse weather conditions.

You may experience some discolored water between these times, if this should happen, first run the cold water in your bathtub for about 15 to 20 minutes, if your problem does not clear up within this time period please contact the Utilities Division 520-9393 between 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. After hours or weekends call the Police Department 520-9300 and they will dispatch Utility personnel to your home or business.

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