Air quality will fluctuate throughout the weekend. Please go to the Oregon Department of Environmental - Air Quality Monitoring Data for up-to-date information on air quality. Also visit www.smokewiseashland.org for more air quality resources. 
 

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Fire Hydrant Testing Near Sheridan Street And Mistletoe Road

Thursday, May 29, 2014 Ashland Fire and Rescue and the Ashland Water Department will be conducting fire hydrant flow tests near 465 Sheridan Street and near 695 Mistletoe Road.  Tests are scheduled to begin between 7:00am and 8:00am.  The purpose of the release is to measure the speed and the volume of water for each hydrant.  This information is critical for the Fire Department should they need to connect to the hydrant.
 
During the tests, nearby users may see a change in water color.  The discoloration is caused by the disturbance of small mineral deposits that can build up over time in the city water distribution system.  The mineral deposits are harmless and the color usually clears within a few moments of running the tap.
 
If the tap water does not clear, or for more information, please call the City of Ashland Water Department at 541-488-5353.

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