Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2009 --- 11:30 a.m.
Release from the City of Fitchburg Water Utility:
The City of Fitchburg Utilities will be flushing water mains from Monday, October 5, 2009 through Friday, October 16, 2009.
Due to the flushing, the water may be temporarily discolored. Officials say discoloration can be cleared by opening the cold water tap to full flow for a few minutes.
Officials also advise residents to do their laundry in the evening and when the water is clear to avoid damage to clothes.