Once a year The City of Frederick’s Department of Public Works clears the sediment from the City’s water mains by opening the fire hydrants and discharging water.
CONTACT: Susan Harding, Public Information Officer, 301-600-1385
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 6, 2013
City Fire Hydrant Flushing Procedures
Frederick, MD – Once a year The City of Frederick’s Department of Public Works clears the sediment from the City’s water mains by opening the fire hydrants and discharging water. During the flushing procedure water may appear cloudy or slightly discolored for a short period of time. Lines will be flushed according to the following schedule:
SECTION (1) Monday May 20, 2013
Seventh Street northward, including Fredericktown Village, Spring Valley, Amber Meadows.
SECTION (2) Tuesday May 21, 2013
East and West Patrick Street to Baughman’s Lane and everything northward to Seventh Street. Shookstown Road will also be included in this area.
SECTION (3) Wednesday May 22, 2013
East and West Patrick Street and everything southward to the Route 15 interchange.
The following areas will be flushed during the day between May 20th and May 22nd: Deerbought, Main Farm, Worman’s Mill, Clover Ridge, North Crossing and Willow Brooke Subdivisions.
All other areas will be done in the evenings.
The following areas will be done at a later date, and will be notified of that date: Route 40 West, Old Farm, Whittier, Tuscarora.
Questions or concerns may be directed to the City’s Water Dept. at 301-600-1681.