Dexter to begin fire hydrant flushing Monday throughout the village
Beginning Monday, Dexter utility crews will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the village, and the work is expected to take about one week.
As crews flush hydrants in the neighborhoods there may be some discoloration of the water, according to information from the village.
Residents who experience “rust colored” water should simply run the cold water tap for a few minutes to clear the household pipes. The rust coloring is caused by a natural build up of minerals in the water system, village information states, as some natural mineral deposits are stirred up in the water pipes when fire hydrants are first turned on.
Try to avoid washing white clothes during this time.
For questions, contact the village utility department at 734-426-4572 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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