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Holly McLauchlin

Public Affairs Specialist

City of Bloomington Utilities


Fire Hydrant Maintenance Continues During Week of August 12

Bloomington, Ind. City of Bloomington Utilities is conducting fire hydrant maintenance during the week of August 12 in the campus area within the following boundaries:

  • North of E. Maxwell Lane

  • South of State Rd 45/46 Bypass

  • East of Walnut Street

  • West of S. College Mall Road


Map of hydrant work




















Crews will perform flow tests and other necessary maintenance on fire hydrants in the aforementioned area.  Signage will be displayed in the affected area on the day the maintenance takes place, and maintenance crews will carry proper identification. The schedule is subject to change if each day's work is not completed as scheduled or in case of inclement weather. 

Customers may notice fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their tap water during hydrant maintenance. If water appears discolored, customers are advised to run their cold water tap until it clears. It is recommended that customers postpone washing clothes and limit use of hot water until the cold water clears.

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