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For more information, please contact

Jon Callahan, Public Affairs Specialist, City of Bloomington Utilities, 812-349-3940,

Fire Hydrant Maintenance Schedule Announced

Bloomington, Ind. – During the week of October 2 through October 6, 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 Moores Pike
South Boundary: East Rhorer Road
East Boundary: South High Street
West Boundary: East Smith Road

Signage will be displayed in the affected areas on the day the fire hydrant maintenance is taking 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.