Hydrant flushing started today in Decatur

Staff Writer

    The Decatur Water Department will test fire hydrants and clean water mains from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  on the following dates:
    • Today — East of Wendel Macklin Bridge to C.R. 200E and North to Bellmont Road;
    • Tuesday — South of Wendel Macklin Bridge to Erie Railroad and West of Wendel Macklin Bridge to 13th Street;
    • Wednesday —  South of Erie Railroad to Bollman Street and East of the Penn Central Railroad to Parkview Drive;
    • Sept. 28 — Homestead Addition
    • Oct. 2 — West of 10th Street to 28th Street and South of Monroe Street to C.R. 450N;
    • Oct. 3 — North of Monroe Street to North Pointe and east of Penn Central R.R. to St. Marys River;
    • Oct. 4 — North of Monroe Street and west of Penn Central R.R.
    To reduce the risk of possible damage to laundry items, the water department recommends that on these dates to conduct all laundry after 5 p.m.
    For more information, call the City of Decatur at 724-7171.