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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Spring Hydrant Flushing Underway

Lake County Public Works' semi-annual water hydrant flushing program is underway. The expected completion date is April 26. The process will be performed daily, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., until all water mains have been flushed.

After hydrant flushing, you may notice a slight discoloration of the water. Residents are urged not to do laundry during periods of flushing in your area to avoid staining of clothing, which may occur due to the disturbance in the water main. This is not harmful and will dissipate after a short time. It is recommended to run cold water for several minutes to clear your pipes.

Signs will be posted in each area before the start of hydrant flushing. Please visit Lake County Public Works website for the complete hydrant flushing schedule or call 847-377-7500.

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