Water Main Flushing Program
The Annual Water Main Flushing program takes place in areas and subdivisions that are served by Spotsylvania County's Utilities Department (SCU). The 2019 Water Main Flushing program will begin on March 18, 2019 and continue through May 2019. Customers received this information via bill insert and notices were posted in the local newspaper, The Free Lance Star.
What is the Annual Water Main Flushing Program?
What is the change in the disinfection process during the flushing period?
Typically, crews work each day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), from 7:30 AM until 3:30 PM, and entire subdivisions are completed in one to two days.
An estimated schedule of flushing dates for each area or subdivision is provided below. Due to the changes in daily work flow and possible emergency repairs, future dates listed are estimated and subject to change without notice.
No flushing will take place on Friday, April 19, 2019.
2019 Flushing Schedule - Alphabetical Order
2019 Flushing Schedule - Date Order
Areas and Subdivisions where flushing is complete:
IMPORTANT: During the flushing of the water mains in your immediate area, you may notice a temporary reduction of water pressure or some discoloration in your tap water. This discoloration condition is not harmful and should clear up quickly by leaving your cold water running for approximately 15 minutes, once flushing in your neighborhood is complete. We suggest you do not wash clothes during these operations in your neighborhood.
If discoloration persists, please call (540) 507-7300, option 2, M-F, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, or after-hours/weekends/holidays, please call (540) 507-7344 or (540) 507-7350.
Additionally, to reduce/prevent erosion problems, please check your culvert pipes and ditches to make sure they are free of leaves and debris.
We appreciate your cooperation and we will endeavor to keep any inconvenience to a minimum.
M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Billing & Customer Service:
Phone: (540) 507-7300, option 1
Fax: (540) 582-7671
600 Hudgins Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Main Office: (540) 507-7300
Fax: (540) 898-3674
Emergencies After Business Hours, Weekends & Holidays:
or (540) 507-7350
Benjamin L. Loveday, P.E.
Director Utilities/Public Works
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