Friday April 19, 2013

The Department of Public Utilities will continue the annual flushing of the city water system between 7:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 22 to 26.

Water main flushing is expected to affect the following areas:

The area bounded generally by the Housatonic River on the west, Springside Avenue on the north, Holmes Road-Newell Street-New York Avenue on the east, and Pomeroy Avenue-Crofut Street-South Street, including South Street to the Pittsfield Country Club and South Mountain Road, Pecks Road, Upper North Street, West Street, First Street, South Street, East Street area.

Should dirty water be experienced, customers may wish to let the water run for a short period to clear prior to use.

Should dirty water or low pressure conditions persist, contact the Water Department at (413) 499-9339.