Fire Department Hydrant Flushing

News Release
Fire Department

Date:   April 3, 2017

Fire Department Hydrant Flushing 

The City of Carbondale Fire Department will conduct hydrant flushing, scheduled to begin on Monday, April 10th. The work will include three crews working from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The areas where the hydrant flushing will occur are near the intersections of South Illinois and West Grand Avenues, South Oakland Avenue and West Chautauqua Street and South Wall and East Park Streets. Customers may notice a change in water pressure and possible discoloration. The water is safe to drink. However, if your water is discolored, wait a few hours before doing laundry. If you have water related questions, please call 457-3240.

Daily updates for locations of flushing will be available on City Vision Channel 16 and the City’s web site at

If you have any questions, please contact Fire Captain Aaron Hine at (618) 457-3234.


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