Tag: automated flushers

A yellow hydrant gushes water across the street. LCA crews open hydrants to perform system flushing.

Routine LCA System Flushing is Underway

You may have seen LCA crews in your neighborhood, opening up fire hydrants and blow-offs (special water main valves) and letting water flow out into the streets. This is part of a routine process called “flushing.” System flushing allows water to flow quickly through the pipes. The increased velocity scours and cleans the pipe walls,…