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Water main flushing begins Monday in Rochester

The City of Rochester Water Department will be conducting the semi-annual unidirectional flushing of all the city owned water mains.

Beginning August 21, city contractor, M.E. Simpson & Company will be performing the unidirectional flushing of the city water main lines (process to clean the mains). The work will continue for 30 days with weather permitting.

During these dates you may experience cloudy or discolored,water at any time. The water is safe to use and drink.Running it longer before use may help to clear it.

It is recommended that you avoid washing white clothes while water is discolored. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but this does ensure our lines are properly maintained.

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