FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING EAST UTICA AND NEW HARTFORD AREAS 

Monday July 16, 2007; 4:00 PM: FLUSHING OF FIRE HYDRANTS IN THE EAST UTICA AND ROADS IN NEW HARTFORD SOUTHEAST OF UTICA ARE SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, JULY 17, 18 AND 19, 2007. THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE MAY BE ACCELERATED AND ACCOMPLISHED IN TWO DAYS IF CIRCUMSTANCES ALLOW.

              FLUSHING ON TUESDAY WILL BEGIN ON PLEASANT STREET AT TILDEN AVE, THEN SOUTH ON TILDEN AVE TO BECKWITH CIRCLE AND NARLA LANE, AND PROCEED EAST TO THE UTICA/FRANKFORT TOWN LINE ON GRAFFENBURG ROAD, THEN NORTH ON SHERMAN DRIVE AND EAST ON SOUTH PARK DRIVE TO HILLS DRIVE.

 FLUSHING ON WEDNESDAY WILL BEGIN AT SOUTH PARK AND HILLS DRIVE AND INCLUDE WHITE BIRCH ROAD AND RUSSETBUSH DRIVE. LIN ROAD, NOB ROAD, AND POND LANE WILL THEN BE FLUSHED. FLUSHING IN THE AFTERNOON WILL INCLUDE ALBANY STREET WEST OF POND LANE, HILLSIDE DRIVE AND SOUTH PARK DRIVE TO THE INTERSECTION OF ALBANY STREET AND SOUTH PARK DRIVE.

FLUSHING ON THURSDAY WILL BEGIN ON ONEIDA STREET AT SOUTH PARK DRIVE AND ALBANY STREET, AND INCLUDE ALL OF THE STREETS SOUTH OF WELSH BUSH ROAD AND EAST TO THE FRANKFORT/UTICA MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY.

           RESIDENTS IN THE LISTED AREAS MAY NOTICE DISCOLORED WATER DUE TO SUSPENSION OF SEDIMENTS IN THE WATER MAINS. THEY ARE CAUTIONED TO CHECK THEIR WATER BEFORE DOING LAUNDRY AND NOT TO USE HOT WATER IF THE COLD WATER IS DISCOLORED. RESIDENTS MAY WANT TO DRAW AND STORE WATER FOR DRINKING PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF HYDRANT FLUSHING.

            THERE IS NO BOIL WATER ADVISORY DUE TO THIS FLUSHING EFFORT. THE WATER SUPPLY IS NOT CONTAMINATED AND NORMAL WATER PRESSURES WILL BE MAINTAINED. THE HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM IS ONE WAY THE UPPER MOHAWK VALLEY REGIONAL WATER BOARD IS STRIVING TO CONTINUOUSLY IMPROVE WATER QUALITY. QUESTIONS ON THIS NOTICE SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE WATER BOARD AT 792-0301.

      

 

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