Town’s Water Main Flushing Program To Begin Soon, May Cause Discolored Water

Below is a public notice from the Wilmington Water & Sewer Division:

Annual Water Main Flushing Program

On Tuesday, April 19, 2022, the Water Division of DPW will begin its annual water main flushing and valve exercising program. The flushing program will be conducted on Monday through Friday from 8:00 P.M. until 12:00 A.M. The program will take approximately 8 weeks to complete.

Flushing the water mains aids in removing sediments that collect in the pipe line resulting in improved water quality. Unfortunately, this work may temporarily cause some discolored water but should become clear after running your cold water for a few minutes. The water will remain safe to drink during this program.

If you have any questions or problems with your water, please call the DPW – Water Division Office at (978) 658-4711. We wish to thank you in advance for your patience in this endeavor.

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