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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Water Main Flushing Program begins 7/10/2022

Town of Reading

(READING, MA – July 10, 2022) – Beginning July 10, 2022, the Department of Public Works, Water Division, will be conducting water main flushing focusing on the north side of town in the area between the center of town to the North Reading line. 

Flushing will be conducted mostly during the night however there could be some flushing taking place during the day time.  Residents may notice slight discoloration in the water and a reduction in pressure.  Both of these issues will be temporary. Although the water is safe to drink, residents may wish to check the water prior to washing any clothing. 

 We regret any inconvenience this may cause and we appreciate your cooperation in this effort as it will improve water quality and fire flow capabilities. Updates will be posted to the town’s website ( and on signboards in affected neighborhoods. Residents with questions are encouraged to first check the town’s website at or utilize See Click Fix (‘Report an issue’ from the website) or contact the Public Works Administration Office in Town Hall at 781-942-9077.

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