Water company to flush mains


The Connecticut Water Company will begin flushing water mains in the area this week.

The work will begin Monday and be completed by May 1, according to a press release.

Water mains will be flushed in several towns, including Naugatuck, Beacon Falls and Prospect. Flushing will take place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

During water main flushing it is possible that some customers may experience discolored water and pressure fluctuations, the release stated. The discolored water should clear within a few hours. While experiencing discolored water, customers should avoid using their washing machine, dishwasher or other water using devices. If discolored water persists for more than a few hours, customers should call 1-800-286-5700.

The full water main flushing schedule is available online at www.ctwater.com.