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Mount Vernon Fire Department to conduct annual Hydrant Flushing

The Mount Vernon Fire Department will be conducting annual hydrant flushing in the southern
half of the City between September 8th and September 30th. The flushing is scheduled to begin
around 8:00 a.m. and will conclude by 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Please refrain from using your washing machine to launder your clothing during the above-
mentioned times. Sudden drops in water pressure may be noted, but should correct themselves

after a few short minutes. If you experience very low pressure or are temporarily without water,
please call the Mount Vernon Water Office at 740-393-9504 immediately.
For the complete schedule of dates and locations of the flushing activity, please visit the Mount
Vernon Fire Department website at http://mountvernonohio.org/mvfd/ and navigate to the “2022
Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule” within the “Links” tab.
We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.
September 8 – 9 grid: 11
September 12 – 16 grids: 12, 13, 14, 15
September 19 – 23 grids: 16, 17, 22
September 26 – 30 grids: 27, 18, 23, 24

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