Watermain Break 148 Forest hill Dr

Posted On Friday February 21, 2020

Time: 2:13pm

Location of break: 148 Forest Hill Dr

Between what streets or addresses:  between Shadywood and Barberry 

Road closures: Local traffic only at this time  until repair then closed

Status: 6:00pm - Water is now OFF for repairs – from 86 Forest Hill Drive, to Shadywood Cres to  Barberry Place until future notice, until repairs are complete.

Notes:

Instructions for residents:

Discoloured Water
The discolouration is from iron and manganese that are naturally occurring in the groundwater. When the mains are flushed or there is a change in pressure from events such as a fire or a watermain break; the iron and manganese that has settled in the distribution system can be stirred up. To eliminate the discoloured water you can turn on a cold water tap nearest your water meter and let it flush slowly for several minutes until it runs clear.

Milky water
If your water is "milky", it has air in it. You can turn on a cold water tap at the highest point in your home and again let it run slowly for a few minutes until the air is gone.

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