Ark City continues hydrant flushing program

The City of Arkansas City is continuing its annual fire hydrant flushing program, with work proceeding across northeast Arkansas City. yesterday they began flushing Section 11, which contains a total of 27 fire hydrants east of First Street and north of Highland Drive, plus all of those in Goff Industrial Park. Flushing will continue in Section 11 through at least today. All flushing will be conducted between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays only. Water customers in this area might experience temporary discoloration or low water pressure during this fire hydrant flushing program. Most discoloration can be corrected by flushing a faucet for a few minutes, but if flushing does not correct the problem or if you continue to notice a pressure loss, call (620) 441-4480 or (620) 441-4492.