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FA 57 Onleyville Center Section

Please be advised that Providence Water crews will be conducting unidirectional overnight hydrant flushing in the Onleyville Center 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: Monday, Novermber 9, 2017

Time:  10:00 PM to 6:00 AM (Duration: 8 Hours/Day)

Sequences scheduled to be flushed: Sequences 1 through ~20

Normal Hours of Operation (Monday Late Night - Friday Early Morning Each Week)

(Overnight flushing will be performed for this flushing area)

Crews will begin flushing on the following streets: Pocasset Ave., Magnolia St., Bancroft St., Webster Ave., Roosevelt St., Judith St., Sterling Ave., Lena St., Huldah St., Pilsudski St., Stokes St., Library Ct., Dike St., Bough St., Westminster St., Oak St., Atwood St., Manton Ave., Delaine St., San Souci Dr., Valley St., Greco Ln., Chaffee St., Appleton St., Bailey Ct., Pelham St. and Julian St.

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 Onleyville Center 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.