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Posted on: May 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Spring Hydrant Flushing Continues June 5th through June 9th


The Randolph DPW Spring Water Main Flushing Program began the week of May 15th.

Flushing is an essential maintenance function necessary to maintain water quality, improve the carrying capacity of pipes, and ensure the proper operation of distribution system components, such as hydrants and valves. Typically, flushing activities will be conducted during evenings between the hours of 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM. Specific dates for your streets and/or neighborhood will be provided on a daily basis through our social media platforms and we will keep the below schedule updated as our program progresses. (Please note: you should check the schedule frequently as dates will be made more specific and/or may change due to weather or other factors)

While conducting flushing operations in your neighborhood, you may experience discolored water or a small drop in water pressure. In the unlikely event your water service is interrupted or you are experiencing no water pressure, please notify the DPW as soon as possible at 781-961-0940.  Should your water appear reddish, yellow or brown, do not be alarmed. It is recommended you do not use the water or do laundry for two hours after noticing this discoloration.  After you have waited, run your cold water tap (without the aerator screen if possible) for five to ten minutes.  This should remove any sediment from inside your service.  If you continue to see discolored water, we ask that you call the Water Department at 781-961-0940 during normal business hours (7:00 am to 3:30 pm). 

Annual Spring Flushing 

May 15-19, 2023- 8pm-12am-


Water Treatment Plant @ Great Pond to Oak St, Oak St to Liberty St, Liberty St to DPW Yard, Pleasant St to N Main St

May 22-26, 2023- 8pm-12am 


Pond St & Newcomb Ave to Fir Rd, Newcomb Ave easement & N Main St to Raechel Rd, Raechel Rd to Roel St

May 29-June 1, 2023- 8pm-12am


N Main St from Roel St to Cottage St., N Main from Cottage St to Union St, Union St from Howard St to Prospect Ave., Union St from Prospect Ave to Centre St

June 5-June 9, 2023- 8pm-12am                                                    

Oak St & Scannell Rd, North St from Scannell Rd to Maitland Ave, North St from Pleasant St to Scannell Rd, North St from Pleasant St to N Main St


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