Thursday, April 14, 2016

Hydrant flushing planned for Hornell area April 17-22

TO: Hornell Area Media                    

FROM: Mitchell Cornish, Department of Public Works

The City of Hornell Water Department employees and the Hornell Firefighters will be flushing hydrants in the Town of Hornellsville/Village of North Hornell and the City of Hornell between the hours of 11:00 pm and 7:00 am during the week of April 17 – April 22. Residents are encouraged to refrain from washing clothes during flushing hours and to check their water for discoloration before use.  If you experience discolored water, let the cold water run until it clears. Hydrant flushing is a part of necessary maintenance to the water distribution system.  Your cooperation during this time is appreciated.