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Water Supply (Water Department)

Posted on: August 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Hydrant Flushing Beginning 8/29/23


Please be advised that on Tuesday, August 29th, the Bridgewater Water Supply Department will begin its annual hydrant flushing program.   Flushing is performed to improve the overall long-term quality of the water.  The program will run for approximately 12 weeks.  The flushing will occur Tuesday-Friday from 6:00PM-10:00PM, weather permitting.

Please check the town website,, for areas being flushed and possible time change as weather gets colder.

While flushing is being performed, there may be a decrease in water pressure.  Discoloration may also occur, please plan accordingly.  If discoloration continues after flushing, run your cold tap until water runs clear.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the flushing program, please contact the Bridgewater Water Supply Department at 508-697-0910.

The week of 8/29 the below locations will be flushed.  Flushing will include ALL subdivisions and side streets.

  • Cherry Street from Oldfield Rd to Magnolia Way, 
  • Hartswood Way
  • Calthrop Dr
  • Rosewood Drive
  • Old Orchard Rd
  • Lady Slipper Rd
  • Plumfield Ln
  • Bramblewood St
  • Cherry Street from Short Street to Magnolia Way

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