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Hydrant Flush on Park Avenue & Smith Street

The Water Department will be working on hydrants located on Park Avenue and Smith Street today, Thursday, July 3.  The hydrants on Park Avenue will be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local to the area may experience low water pressure and slight water discoloration.  Any questions can be directed to City of Poughkeepsie Water Department at (845) 451-4111.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Hydrant Flushing on South Avenue

The Water Department is currently working on a hydrant located at South Avenue, near Academy Street.  The hydrant may be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local to the area may experience low water pressure and slight water discoloration.  Any questions can be directed to City of Poughkeepsie Water Department at (845) 451-4111.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Hydrant Flushing on Fox Street

Due to water a water main repair, we are currently working on the hydrant located at Fox Street at Livingston Street.  The hydrant may be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local to the area may experience low water pressure and slight water discoloration.  Any questions can be directed to City of Poughkeepsie Water Department at (845) 451-4111.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Hydrant Flushing on South Avenue

Due to water distribution maintenance we are currently working on the hydrant located at South Avenue, in the area of Livingston Street and Route 9.  The hydrant may be opened for an extended period of time to be monitored by City personnel.  Addresses local to the area may experience low water pressure and slight water discoloration.  Any questions can be directed to City of Poughkeepsie Water Department at (845) 451-4111.  Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Hydrant Flushing Program

Beginning today, Wednesday July 17th 2013, the Water Department will be implementing a hydrant flushing program. Hydrants will be flushed on a rotation schedule on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

During Rotation #1, the Water Department will be flushing hydrants on South Ave., Spratt Ave.and Pembroke Dr.

During Rotation #2, the Water Department will be flushing hydrants on Mansion Square, Hoffman Ave. and Glenwood Ave..

Rotation Schedule:

  • 7/22/13 – rotation #1
  • 7/24/13 – rotation # 2
  • 7/26/13 – rotation #1
  • 7/29/13 – rotation #2
  • 7/31/13 – rotation #1

The Water Department will continue to flush on this rotating schedule until further notice. If you have any questions or concerns, please call DPW Dispatch at (845) 451-4111.

The water is safe to consume during the flushing period. It is recommended that you should wait twenty four hours after the flushing has been completed in the vicinity of your neighborhood before running white laundry.