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Water main flushing starts Monday for 7 St.Tammany subdivisions

Water main flushing starts Monday for 7 St.Tammany subdivisions
Posted: Mar 3, 2018
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Water Main Flushing Begins Monday, March 5th in the Faubourg Coquille Water System

Follow this link to see the schedule online: http://www.stpgov.org/departments/tammany-utilities


Tammany Utilities will be flushing the Faubourg Coquille Water System from March 5th to March 12th. The flushing is anticipated to follow the below schedule but is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Tammany Utilities customers living in these areas can expect to experience low water pressure when flushing is initiated. If you are not a Tammany Utilities customer or if you do not live in one of the subdivisions/areas identified below, this notice does not apply.

Monday, March 5th 9:00 PM – 5:00 AM
Hwy 1085, Willowbend, Del Sol, Tuscany West, Diversified, Beau Arbre, Savannah Trace

Tuesday, March 6th 9:00PM – 5:00 AM
I-12, Camellia Blvd, Seymour Meyers, Madison Farms

Wednesday, March 7th 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Madisonville Market, Post Oak, Stonebridge, Heritage Oaks, Myrtle Grove, Madisonville Elementary

Wednesday, March 7th 9:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
Tchefuncte Trace, Tchefuncte South, South Down, Arbor Walk, Arbor Walk Business, Natchez Trace

Thursday, March 8th 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Brewster Road, Les Bois, Ruelle Du Chene, Rex Ave, Palm Courts, Fairfield Oaks, Tchefuncte Parc

Thursday, March 8th 9:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.
Dominion, Fox Branch, Highland Oaks, Windermere, Dummy Line Road

Monday, March 12th 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Black River, Black River Estates, Claiborne Oaks, Autumn Creek 

Tammany Utilities flushes the water mains periodically to:

- Maintain good quality water. Over time, naturally occurring minerals accumulate on the interior of our pipes. Flushing scours the pipe and removes these deposits.
- Provide required fire flow data to the Fire Department. While flushing, Tammany Utilities personnel measure and record the fire flow data at each hydrant. This data is then given to the Fire Department who then uses the data to calculate fire insurance ratings for the area.
- Ensure that all fire hydrants are in good working order.

We appreciate your understanding and apologize for the inconvenience this maintenance causes.

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