The Recorder

Amsterdam to conduct hydrant flushing

The first week of a four-week water main flushing program by the Department of Public Works begins Monday, May 1, through Friday, May 5, between 6:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Water will be temporarily disturbed due to the flushing. Avoid laundering during this period.

After flushing is complete, residents may encounter discolored or dirty water. This condition is disturbing but will dissipate when cold water is turned on through all interior faucets for awhile to flush out the discolored water.

The flushing schedule is as follows:

Monday, May 1 – Area 1 — Ellsworth Street, Frances Street, Crescent Avenue, Clizbe Avenue between City line and Northern Boulevard, Hewitt Street, Northern Boulevard, Austin, Rockton, Finlay, and Wilbur streets, Locust Avenue between Clizbe Avenue and Lyon  Street, Lindsay, Smyrna,  and Lyon streets.

Tuesday, May 2 – Area 2 — Clizbe Avenue between Northern Boulevard And Woodrow Road, First Street, Second Street, Sloane Avenue, Clark Avenue, Fourth Street, Third Street, Forest Avenue between Lyon Street and Fourth Street, Woodridge, Wilton, Woodrow roads, Woodrow Loop, Sanford Avenue between Law Place and Forest Avenue, McCleary Avenue between Sloane Avenue and Law Place, McNeir Avenue between Sloane Avenue and Law Place, Cochrane Avenue between Sloane Avenue and Law Place, Smith Avenue between Sloane Avenue and Law Place and Devendorf Street

Wednesday, May 3 – Area 3 — Clizbe Avenue between Woodrow Road and Regina Lane, Stella, Peter, Jonathan, Bylina, and Regina lanes, Village Lane North, Village Lane East, Village Lane West, Sanford Avenue between Law Place and Clizbe Avenue, McCleary Avenue from Law Place to Sanford Avenue, McNeir Avenue from Law Place to Sanford Avenue, Smith Avenue from Law Place to Sanford Avenue and Cochrane Avenue between Law Place and Sanford Avenue, Law Place, Charles Lane.

Thursday May 4 – Area 4 — Clizbe Avenue between Regina Lane and Church Street, Virginia Lane, Church Street between Clizbe Avenue and Edson Street, Crouse Street, Hawk Street, Vrooman Avenue between Edson and Crane streets, Wren, Brice, Van, Julia, Lodge, Catherine, Gorski, Crane, and  Lenox streets, Chopin Pkwy., Conrad Place, Kopernik Boulevard, Young Avenue

Friday May 5 – Area 5 — Forest Avenue between Fourth and Church  streets, Bigelow Avenue, Locust Avenue between Van Derveer and Prospect streets, Harding Road, McKinley Avenue, Harrison Avenue, Garfield Place, Roosevelt Road, Park Street, Grand Street, Milton Avenue, Fourth Avenue, Third Avenue, Van Derveer Street, Belmont Place, Merrill Avenue, Willow Street, Second Avenue, First Avenue, Taft Place, Hayes Place