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Tom Melia
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Username: Lovetofly

Post Number: 1
Registered: 10-2009
Posted on Saturday, October 10, 2009 - 03:47 pm:   

During the last few weeks the fire hydrants on Lakeshore Dr and other streets in my neighborhood have been turned and left on for several hours at a time. Do we have a water problem? Why is it necessary to do this several times a week.
 

Gary Hartwell, Director of Public Works
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Username: Gary_hartwell

Post Number: 1
Registered: 10-2009
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 09:34 am:   

Tom:

We do not have a water problem. Flushing is considered as routine maintenance. Flushing allows us to maintain proper water age and disinfectant levels in our system. Flushing is generally required on cul-de-sac streets during the fall when water usage decreases while temperatures remain in the 70's and 80's. If you have additional questions, please contact me at 972-292-5810. Thanks.

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