Hydrant flushing starts in northern part of county

The Northwestern Water and Sewer District’s Maintenance Department will be flushing and testing fire
hydrants beginning Tuesday, through Nov. 15.
Testing will be performed on all hydrants in the City of Rossford and all hydrants east of the City of
Perrysburg corporation limits to the I-280 expressway in Lake Township. The area affected will be
Ampoint Industrial Park, Owens Community College, Village of Walbridge, Moline and Turnpike Exit 5
Interchange, as well as subdivisions such as the Hamlet, Belmont County Club, Starbright, Lakemont and
Homecraft. Testing will be performed between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Residents may experience rusty water during this period and should run tap water prior to using water for
laundry purposes. Should customers do laundry during this testing period and rust appears on clothing,
rust removing chemicals may be obtained through the Northwestern Water and Sewer District office at
12560 Middleton Pike, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call 419-354-9090 or
877-354-9090 (toll free) with questions or to obtain rust removing chemicals.