Water mains flushed, Jan 8–11

From John Garnett, of the Public Works Division, Engineering Department, District of Saanich: 

Saanich Waterworks will be flushing the water mains in your area, starting, Tuesday, January8th, 2019.  Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (weather permitting).

You may experience temporary discolouration and/ or reduced water pressure as a result of water main flushing on your street.  This discolouration is not a health hazard, strictly aesthetic.

Saanich Waterworks will notify you when the flushing has been completed in your area.

Temporary discolouration and/or low water pressure?

What can you do?

  • Run an outside tap or cold water tap in your bathtub until the water is clear.
  • Kitchen and bathroom faucets usually have screens which may become clogged due to the discoloured water.
  • Minimize consumption until water runs clear.

The District of Saanich accepts no liability for inconvenience or damages caused by low pressure or discoloured water use during its flushing program.

For further information, contact John Garnett, Public Works Division, Engineering Department, District of Saanich, t. 250-475-5494 (ext. 3362)

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