(BEDFORD) – Fire hydrant flushing in the City of Bedford began Sunday night and will continue through Thursday night, May 28.
Customers may notice fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their tap water during hydrant flushing. If water appears discolored, customers are advised to run their cold water until it clears. It is recommended that customers postpone washing laundry and limit the use of hot water until the cold water clears.
The schedule is subject to change if each day’s work is not completed as scheduled or in case of inclement weather.
The following is a tentative schedule for the flushing of fire hydrants:
Monday Night – May 18
Everything South of 19th Street and West of Mitchell Road including Broadview Addition, Fresenius Medical Care, St. Vincent Dunn Hospital, Garden Villa, Bliss House, and Stonebridge.
Tuesday Night, Wednesday Night – May 19, 20
16th Street West of M Street, Edgewood Addition, IU Health Bedford, Bex Addition, and Westview Manor.
Thursday Night, Sunday Night – May 21, May 24
East of Mitchell Road and South of 16th St. Brook Knoll, Glen Meadows, Shandell Drive, and Core Nursing Home
Monday Night, Tuesday Night – May 25, 26
John Williams Boulevard, all of Lincoln Avenue, 15th Street, and M Street west of 8th Street, South of 16th Street.
Wednesday Night, Thursday Night – May 27, 28
East of Lincoln Avenue and North of 15th Street.
If the weather turns bad, this will be canceled.