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Flushing Area 64 - College Hill - "Northwest" Section

Please be advised that Providence Water crews will be performing unidirectional hydrant flushing in the College Hill - "Northwest" Section of Providence.

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

The flushing program is scheduled to continue on:

Start Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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

Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 to Friday, June 24, 2016 / Sunday, June 26, 2016 to Tuesday, June 28, 2016 

Sequences scheduled to be flushed: Sequences 1 through ~35

Normal Hours of Operation (Sunday Night - Friday Morning)

(Night flushing will be performed for this flushing area)

Expected Duration: ~ 9 Working Days (Weather Permitting)

Crews will be starting on North Main Street at Smith Street , then will begin flushing north westerly on Charles Street to Corliss Street, then will flush the entire Corliss Street/West River Loop in Providence.

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 College Hill - "Northwest" 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.