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Water department conducting hydrant flushing

BINGHAMTON (WBNG)- The city of Binghamton Water Distribution Department will be conducting a city wide hydrant flushing and testing starting Wednesday, September 18th through Friday, October 11th.

According to the water department, this will be happening between 8 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday’s.

Water discoloration may occur at various times during this period and you may experience low pressure. However, the water will remain safe for use.

Hydrant flushing and testing is conducted twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall to ensure that the city’s water lines are fully functional for purposes of private use, fire protection and other services.

For more on hydrant and flushing, please call the City of Binghamton’s Water Department at (607) 772-7219.

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