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.