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GROTON UTILITIES At Your Service 2021 HYDRANT FLUSHING Groton Utilities will begin its water main flushing and testing program Tuesday, June 1". The program is scheduled to be completed on July 1", weather permitting. All Groton Utilities customers should expect intermittent intervals of water discoloration during the water main flushing process. Groton Utilities will clean water mains according to the following schedule. Hours of flushing are 8:00am 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. June 1" - June 4 June 14th - June 18th Military Highway Pleasant Valley North and South Crystal lake Road Bailey Hill Dolphin Gardens Gungywamp Area Center Groton Route 117 toward Ledyard Line North End Section of the City Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Mid and North end of City Fort Hill Road and Fort Hill Area Midway Oval Area Poquonnock Road to Highrock Road and all side streets New London Road Bel-Aire Drive Groton Long Point Road Mumford Cove South Road Thomas Road Long Hill Road South End Section of the City Buddington Road June 214 - June 25h Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Aljen Heights Route 117 to Ledyard Center Colonel Ledyard Highway Gallup Hill Ledyard Highlands Shewville Road June 7" - June 11h New Town Road Indian Field Route 117 to Ledyard Line and all side streets Long Hill Road Drozdyk Drive Route 12 to Ledyard Town Line Tollgate Road Route 184 Mirra Estates Meridian Street Mid-Section of the City Midway Oval June 28th - July 1* Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Aljen Heights Route 117 to Ledyard Center Colonel Ledyard Highway Gallup Hill Ledyard Highlands Shewville Road New London Rd Bel-Aire Drive Groton Long Point Rd Thames Street At various times during the cleaning, the water will be discolored due to the disturbance of naturally occurring minerals that have settled in the water mains. The water is safe to drink. However, because of discoloration, Groton Utilities advises customers to store tap water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking until the water clears up. Residents should also check the condition of the water prior to washing clothes and if it is discolored, delay doing laundry until the water is clear. Please note that the dates and areas may vary slightly due to severe weather or other emergencies that may affect scheduling. For updates and changes, please visit our web site at www.grotonutilities.com. GROTON UTILITIES At Your Service 2021 HYDRANT FLUSHING Groton Utilities will begin its water main flushing and testing program Tuesday, June 1". The program is scheduled to be completed on July 1", weather permitting. All Groton Utilities customers should expect intermittent intervals of water discoloration during the water main flushing process. Groton Utilities will clean water mains according to the following schedule. Hours of flushing are 8:00am 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. June 1" - June 4 June 14th - June 18th Military Highway Pleasant Valley North and South Crystal lake Road Bailey Hill Dolphin Gardens Gungywamp Area Center Groton Route 117 toward Ledyard Line North End Section of the City Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Mid and North end of City Fort Hill Road and Fort Hill Area Midway Oval Area Poquonnock Road to Highrock Road and all side streets New London Road Bel-Aire Drive Groton Long Point Road Mumford Cove South Road Thomas Road Long Hill Road South End Section of the City Buddington Road June 214 - June 25h Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Aljen Heights Route 117 to Ledyard Center Colonel Ledyard Highway Gallup Hill Ledyard Highlands Shewville Road June 7" - June 11h New Town Road Indian Field Route 117 to Ledyard Line and all side streets Long Hill Road Drozdyk Drive Route 12 to Ledyard Town Line Tollgate Road Route 184 Mirra Estates Meridian Street Mid-Section of the City Midway Oval June 28th - July 1* Route 12 - Gales Ferry Area to Preston Line Long Cove Road Avery Hill Aljen Heights Route 117 to Ledyard Center Colonel Ledyard Highway Gallup Hill Ledyard Highlands Shewville Road New London Rd Bel-Aire Drive Groton Long Point Rd Thames Street At various times during the cleaning, the water will be discolored due to the disturbance of naturally occurring minerals that have settled in the water mains. The water is safe to drink. However, because of discoloration, Groton Utilities advises customers to store tap water in the refrigerator for drinking and cooking until the water clears up. Residents should also check the condition of the water prior to washing clothes and if it is discolored, delay doing laundry until the water is clear. Please note that the dates and areas may vary slightly due to severe weather or other emergencies that may affect scheduling. For updates and changes, please visit our web site at www.grotonutilities.com.