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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Mayor John Hamilton

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For more information please contact: Jon Callahan, Public Affairs Specialist, City of Bloomington Utilities,, 812-349-3940

City Announces Fire Hydrant Maintenance Scheduled October 9-13

Bloomington, Ind. –  During the week of October 9 - October 13, crew members from M.E. Simpson, fulfilling the obligations of a contract signed with the City of Bloomington Utilities, will flow (flush) and perform necessary maintenance on fire hydrants inside the area bordered by the roads listed below:

  • North Boundary: East Maxwell Lane

  • South Boundary: East Cardinal Glen Drive

  • East Boundary: South High Street

  • West Boundary: South Walnut Street

Signage will be displayed in the affected areas on the day that the fire hydrant maintenance takes place.

The weekly fire hydrant maintenance schedule is subject to change if a day's work is not completed as scheduled, or if  inclement weather should occur.

Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during hydrant flowing.  A customer experiencing discolored water should run their cold water tap until it clears.  A customer experiencing discolored water is advised to postpone washing clothes and limit their use of hot water until the cold water clears.

For more information, please contact the City of Bloomington Utilities at 812-339-1444.