Pittsfield to begin flushing hydrants in efforts to improve water quality

The city of Pittsfield is working to clean up its water.
Flushing of the city’s water system will begin Tuesday, September 5.

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Water mains will be flushed through hydrants over the course of four weeks to remove pipeline corrosion.
Mains will be flushed Monday Friday from 7:30 to 3 o’clock.
This may cause your water to appear discolored, or reduce your water pressure, so just let it run a few minutes before you use it.