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Geneva plans hydrant flushing

Published: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 3:24 p.m. CDT

GENEVA – As part of an ongoing maintenance program, Geneva will be flushing fire hydrants throughout the city for a six-week period beginning Monday, April 7. Flushing will occur from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.

Residents can track the progress at

The water is safe to drink, but residents are encouraged to run their faucets for a few minutes if they notice discoloration.

If rusty water discolors clothing, residents should keep the garments wet and call the Geneva Public Works Department at 630-232-1501 to request a rust-removing solution packet.

\For information, contact Bob VanGyseghem, water and wastewater superintendent, at 630-232-1551 or

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