Lima Fire Department fire hydrant flushing starts Tuesday

LIMA — The Lima Fire Department will flush fire hydrants throughout the city beginning Tuesday.

Flushing of the hydrants is necessary to provide better quality water and fire protection, according to a department spokesperson. Customers may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discoloration of their water during flushing.

Residents who experience discolored water should run cold water tap until it clears. During periods of discoloration, postpone washing clothes until water clears. If clothes become discolored, contact the fire department at 419-221-5151 for cleaning solutions.

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