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Posted on: April 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Spring Hydrant Flushing - Canceled week of 05/30/23

Due to low water levels, hydrant flushing has been cancelled this week.  We will reevaluate on 6/5 to see if flushing can resume.

**Note, flushing was not done in the fall of 2022 due to drought conditions and water levels.  

Now that all wells are connected to the new High Street Water Treatment Plant, the Water Supply Department will begin Spring Hydrant Flushing. 

The program will begin on Tuesday May 9, 2023,   Flushing is performed to improve the overall long-term quality of the water.  The program will run for approximately 12 weeks.  The flushing will occur Tuesday-Thursday from 6:00PM-11:00PM, weather permitting.

Please check the town website,, for areas being flushed.

While the flushing is being performed, there may be a decrease in water pressure.  Discoloration may also occur, please plan accordingly.  If discoloration continues after flushing, run your cold tap until water runs clear.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the flushing program, please contact the Bridgewater Water Department at 508-697-0910.


Jonas V. Kazlauskas, Water Supply/Sewer Superintendent

Town of Bridgewater

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