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Posted on: April 18, 2017

The Northampton DPW will begin its annual systematic water main flushing program on April 18, 2017.

The Northampton Department of Public Works, through the Water Division, will begin its annual systematic water main flushing program on April 18, 2017. Crews will be working Monday through Friday from 3:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. for approximately 4 weeks.  The flushing will begin in the Ward 7 Leeds area and proceed through Florence and Bay State, continuing to downtown Northampton and Ward 3.  Water customers may temporarily experience low water pressure or discolored water during this service.

The flushing program is performed as a recommendation by the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain high quality water standards.  For further information, contact the Northampton Department of Public Works at 413-587-1570.