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April 4, 2022

The Department of Public Utilities will be flushing fire hydrants in the city beginning Tuesday, April 12th thru Tuesday May 17, 2022.  During periods of flushing, customers may experience loss of water/low pressure/colored water for a period of time.  When flushing is completed, customers should notice an improvement in their water service.  Schedule is:


Tuesday April 12, 2022 All of Sciotoville
Thursday April 14, 2022 All of Wheelersburg to Franklin Furnace
Tuesday April 19, 2022 All of New Boston, north on State Route 139, including Eden Park, Rosemount Rd., west on Gallia St. to Mabert Rd.
Thursday April 21, 2022 West on Gallia St. from Mabert Rd., all areas south of 11th St to Charles St. and west of Offnere St.
Tuesday April 26, 2022 North to the end of Mabert Rd., from Gallia St., including Wayne Hills area, west from Robinson Ave., Young St. to Offnere St., and areas north to Kinney’s Lane.
Thursday April 28, 2022 South from 11th St. and Offnere St. to Front St. and streets west from Offnere St. to Chillicothe St.
Tuesday May 3, 2022 North from 12th St. and Offnere St. to Kinney’s Lane.  All streets west to Chillicothe St.  north to end of Argonne Rd.  North on Scioto Trail to Coles Blvd. East on Coles Blvd. to and including Shawnee Rd.
Thursday May 5, 2022 All streets in south/west end of Portsmouth.
Tuesday May 10, 2022 All of West Portsmouth, including Friendship, north on Routes 73/104.
Thursday May 12, 2022 All of Rosemount area and north on Route 23.
Tuesday May 17, 2022 All high-pressure areas.


Flushing will begin at 6 p.m. and will last approximately six to eight hours.


Crystal Weghorst



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