City of Bedford to begin flushing Fire Hydrants

BEDFORD – The City of Bedford will begin flushing fire hydrants on Sunday, April 18 through Thursday, April 29.

The following is a tentative schedule for the flushing of fire hydrants for the City of Bedford.

The schedule is subject to change if each day’s work is not completed as scheduled or in case of inclement weather.

Sunday Night, and Monday Night April 18 -19
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 Health Campus.

Tuesday Night, Wednesday Night April 20 – 21
16th Street West of M Street, Edgewood Addition, IU Health Bedford, Bex Addition, and Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Thursday Night, Sunday Night April 22, April 25th
East of Mitchell Road and South of 16th Street, Brook Knoll, Glen Meadows, Shandell Drive, and Core Nursing Home

Monday Night, Tuesday Night April 26th – 27th
John Williams Boulevard, all of Lincoln Avenue, 15th and M streets West, 8th Street South of 16th Street

Wednesday Night, Thursday Night April 28th – 29th
East of Lincoln Avenue and North of 15th Street

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.