Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing picture     Annual Watermain Maintenance Program 

From April to mid-July, Town staff flush all fire hydrants.  The following general schedule is used for the program:

Annual Hydrant Flushing Schedule
MonthArea

April 5th-16th

North of QEW from Roberts Road easterly to Nelles Road North

April 19th - May 7th

North of QEW from Nelles Road North easterly to Grimsby/Lincoln Boundary and

North of QEW from Roberts Road westerly to Grimsby/Stoney Creek boundary

May 10th – May 28th

South of QEW from Elizabeth and Mountain Streets westerly to Grimsby/Stoney Creek boundary

May 31st – July 2nd

South of QEW from Elizabeth and Mountain Streets easterly to Grimsby/Lincoln boundary

 This process will take approximately 14 weeks to complete and may temporarily result in cloudy water conditions. The quality of the drinking water will not be affected; although, it may be necessary to run your cold water tap only for a short period of time and possibly remove and clean the tap screen.

Contact the Operations Centre to obtain or review the Notice for more specific information.

Recommendation

It is recommended that consumers refrain from washing light colored clothing articles on the days indicated for their area.

Questions can be directed to the Operations Centre at 905-945-9201.

 

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