Painted Post, Riverside hydrant flushing dates announced

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WETM) — The Village of Painted Post has announced that it will be flushing hydrants in Painted Post and Riverside later this month.

The village plans to flush hydrants starting on Tuesday, May 21, through Friday, May 24. Flushing will occur between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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The village will start with areas from Steuben Street going west to the village line. The following day, the village will be flushing hydrants in areas north of the old railroad bed bike path, West Terrance Hill, and upper hill sections. Areas from Steuben Street going east to the village line will be flushed on Thursday. On Friday, the village will finish up hydrant flushing with the Village of Riverside and miscellaneous areas.

Residents should avoid doing laundry when a nearby hydrant is being flushed and check for discoloration before using their water. If your water is discolored, run the cold tap until the water is clear before using it.

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