Why is flushing needed?

Flushing is a routine maintenance process that removes sediment and improves water quality. Without regular flushing, sediment can build up in the pipes and affect the quality, taste and color of drinking water.

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1. What is water system flushing?
2. Why is flushing needed?
3. Why is some flushing conducted in the fall?
4. Where does the water go?
5. How will my water service be affected?
6. What should I do if my water is cloudy and discolored after the flushing is completed?
7. Can I use my water while crews are flushing in my neighborhood?
8. Is my water safe to drink?
9. What should I do if the water stains my laundry?
10. Are there other benefits to water system flushing?
11. Who can I contact with questions?