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Fire Hydrant Flushings Near Two Locations December 9, 2014

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, City of Ashland Water Department in conjunction with Ashland Fire and Rescue will be conducting fire hydrant flow tests near 1322 Seena Lane and the Ashland Airport located at 403 Dead Indian Memorial Road.  The tests will be performed between 7:00am ​& 10:00am.  The purpose of the release is to measure the speed and the volume of water for each of the hydrants.  This information is critical for the Fire Department should they need to connect to the hydrant.
 
During the test, nearby households 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 Water Department at (541) 488-5353.

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