Water system flushing getting underway

            Area water utilities will start their spring flushing this week.

        The city of Washington will be starting today.

        Area is effected is CR300W and Cosby Road to the Old Vincennes Road. This will also include Clark Road, then Cosby Road to S.W. 5th Street and Oak Street, West Main Street from N.W. 10th to Meridian Street, W. South Street from S.W. 10th Street to S.E. 3rd Street, and E. Van trees from N. W. 2nd to Meridian Street. Also Highway 50 West from Pumping Station to SW 16th Road, Daviess Drive, Cindy Kay Drive, behind West Side Plaza to Sycamore Street and SW 5th Street then to Lemon, Oak, and Sycamore Streets to Meridian Street. Also included is Harned Avenue to S.E. 3rd Street and Highway 50 to S.E. 2nd Street.  Check water for discoloration before doing laundry.

        Daviess County Rural Water beings their spring flushing on Monday.  Flushing in the south area starts at Bussard Road and continues south. North flushing starts at 100-North and continues north. Low water pressure may be experienced while flushing is being conducted. After flushing, water customers may experience discolored water for a short time.

        Pike Gibson will start their flushing Monday and it runs through the end of May.  Again discoloration is possible as well as low water pressure.