Brown Water Complaints?
The Water Department reports that certain areas of town have been experiencing discolored water on and off for a period of time. The Water Department asks that residents call the office (781-293-1733) when it happens, even after hours. Please leave your name, address, phone number, and day and time when it happens. The Water Department will call residents back to get additional information and stop by and see what it can do.
Hydrant Flushing Notice
The Halifax Water Department will start flushing the water mains on or about April 25, 2017. The mains will be flushed between the hours of 7:00 P.M. and 12:00 midnight Monday through Thursday. The work will continue until the entire system is flushed and will take approximately two (2) weeks, weather permitting. Water users should check the water for discoloration before using it to wash light colored clothing.
The discolored water is safe for human consumption as it is caused by harmless sediment that has been stirred up from the bottom of the mains. The discoloration will clear up in a short period of time.
We apologize for any inconvenience the flushing may cause, but it must be done to maintain the quality of our water.