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Flushing Schedule

Routine water main flushing is an important part of our ongoing efforts to maintain water quality and service in our systems.



You may notice pressure fluctuations during flushing. Flushing scours the inside of the water mains and can stir up harmless sediment that can cause discolored water. This is not a health concern, but we do recommend that, if possible, you avoid using the washing machine, dishwasher and other water-using devices until after flushing is completed and the water has cleared.


Discolored water can be cleared by running the cold water tap at the bathtub for a couple of minutes. If the water doesn’t clear after a while, or if you have specific concerns, please call Connecticut Water at 1-800-286-5700.


COVID-19 Precautions

For the health and safety of our employees, customers and the community please practice social distancing by maintaining at least a six foot separation when you see Connecticut Water employees in the field. 


Click this link or the map to access the interactive flushing map to search for flushing dates and times for your town

Map of Connecticut with hydrant flushing routes
Need help with the map? View our step-by-step instructions. 

Click the map and enter your town for our current flushing schedule. The map is updated as the flushing schedule changes due to weather and other work priorities.

If the map shows a date in the past, that was the last time the area was flushed and future flushing has not yet been scheduled. 

Connecticut Water typically notifies customers by phone, text or email before flushing is conducted in their neighborhood. To make sure you get these notifications, please make sure we have your current contact information