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Merrimack Village District flushing schedule

Friday, May 23, 2014

Flushing schedule

The Merrimack Village District will be flushing mainlines and hydrants in the following areas beginning Tuesday, May 27, through Friday May 30:

Pinetree Lane, Ellie Drive, Kearns Drive, Baboosic Lake Road, Evergreen Drive, Madison Lane, Birch Street, Fernwood Drive, Maidstone Drive, Birchwood Drive, Fir Street, Mayflower Drive, Brookside Drive, Forest Drive, McElwain Street, Burt Street, Franconia Drive, Patten Road, Butternut Lane, Freedom Street, Pilgrim Avenue, Carriage Lane, Hallets Way, Powderhouse Road, Carrie Drive, Hartwood Drive, Shelburne Road, Church Street, Hemlock Street, Souhegan Drive, Courtland Drive, Hillside Terrace, Tiffany Lane, Crosswoods Path Boulevard, Independence Drive, Valleyview Drive, Currier Road, Indian Rock, Walden Drive, Danbury Drive, Jakes Lane, Woodbury Street, Deerwood Drive, Jessica Drive, Worster Avenue, Derry Street, Joppa Road and Kearns Drive.

Streets in the vicinity of the above mentioned areas may also be affected.

Flushing will occur from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday

Flushing is done to maintain water quality throughout the distribution system. This program involves opening flushing valves to create increased water flows, which dislodge and clean out naturally occurring sedimentation in the pipelines. It may cause minor flooding of streets and slight discoloration of water and/or a short period of low pressure. Areas surrounding these streets may also experience water discoloration. The Merrimack Village District would like to reassure customers that the water is safe to drink and any discoloration should clear up in two to three hours.

Residential customers with special water needs for medical reasons can call the district office at 424-9241, ext. 100 to be notified in advance of flushing in their area.

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