Providence Water, although a department of the City of Providence, is regulated by state and federal agencies in addition to city policies and procedures. The quality of our treated drinking water is regulated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Rhode Island Department of Health. Our revenue and rate structure is regulated by the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission.

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FA 36 Western Cranston

Please be advised that Providence Water crews will be conducting unidirectional hydrant flushing in the Western Cranston section over the next several weeks.

During flushing operations customers may experience a temporary reduction in pressure and discolored water.

The flushing program is scheduled as follows:

Start Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Duration: 8 Hours/Day)

Sequences scheduled to be flushed: Sequences 1 through ~20

Normal Hours of Operation (Monday Morning - Friday Afternoon Each Week)

(Day flushing will be performed for this flushing area)

Crews will begin flushing on the following streets: Plainfield Street, Yeoman Avenue, Pezzullo Street, Pleasant Street, John Street, Joy Street, Allen Street, Mill Street, Pezzullo Street, Plainfield Pike, Plainfield Circle,

A flushing map is available to identify the streets that will be flushed for each sequence.

How to read the flushing map

  • Each segment of the map is identified by a flushing number.
  • A flushing sequence consists of a group of sequential numbers that indicate a flushing area.
  • Red lines in the flushing map indicate streets that are scheduled to be flushed.
  • Blue lines in the flushing map indicate streets that have been flushed.


View Flushing Map for Western Cranston Section

Crews will do their best to adhere to projected flushing schedules, however some flushes may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather or unforeseen maintenance issues. Flushing sequences defined above are estimated and may not be completed as anticipated.