Aqua Ohio to flush Lawrence water mains

October 9, 2018

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Beginning Monday, Oct. 8, through Friday, Oct. 12, Aqua Ohio employees will open the fire hydrants to flush water mains.

Flushing will be done in the Chesapeake and East Chesapeake areas on Monday, Oct. 8. Chesapeake, Big Branch, West Chesapeake and the Sybene areas will be flushed on Tuesday, Tuesday, Oct. 9. Buffalo Creek, Charley Creek, Sybene and Sandusky Road areas will be flushed on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The Burlington area and the rest of the system to the west will be flushed on Thursday-Friday, Oct. 11-12.

The flushing will occur between the hours of 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. each day.

This annual program maintains water quality and ensures hydrants are working as they should.

Customers may experience a slight drop in water pressure or a temporary discoloration of their water while this program is underway. Although the discolored water is safe for consumption, customers should refrain from doing laundry while flushing is taking place. Those with questions should call 877-987-2782.

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