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City of Elyria Fire Department Hydrant Flushing

Apr 16, 2022

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The Elyria Fire Department will be flushing hydrants throughout the city beginning Monday, April 18,2022. The testing will run through Friday, November 4, 2022. Crews will be flushing Monday through Thursday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  Hydrants are tested to ensure readiness for fire suppression. The testing process will determine flow rates and flush sediment from the mains which help improve water quality. All hydrants are inspected and serviced with repairs scheduled as needed. Residents may notice a discoloration of water from nearby testing. If this occurs, residents should open their cold water faucet until water clears. Areas affected will be posted at or by calling the Safety Service office at 440-326-1404 or Elyria Fire Department at 440-323-4815 (Ext. 1)   

The Elyria Fire Department will begin with Ward 1 starting on Monday, April, 18, 2022. Please see below the for the Ward 1 map.