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Posted on: April 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hydrant Flushing to Begin Monday, April 8


The Carbondale Fire Department will begin hydrant flushing on Monday, April 8. Crews will be working weekdays from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hydrant flushing will occur at the following intersections:

  • South Illinois and West Grand Avenues
  • South Oakland Avenue and West Chautauqua Street
  • South Wall and East Park Streets

Residents may notice a change in water pressure and possible discoloration. The water is safe to drink. However, if your water is discolored, wait a few hours before doing laundry. If you have water related questions, call (618) 457-3240.

Daily updates will be available on the Carbondale Fire Department’s website at, the City of Carbondale’s website at as well as the City of Carbondale Fire Department’s Facebook page.

If you have any questions, contact Carbondale Fire Captain Carl Sisk at (618) 457-3234.

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