PAINTED POST, N.Y. (WENY) – The Village of Painted Post will start flushing hydrants on Tuesday, October 8.

Officials say the flushing will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additionally, the Village of Riverside will be flushing hydrants on Friday, October 11.

During this time, residents may experience some discolored water. The Village Water Department recommends not drawing hot water or washing clothes until the cold water is checked for clarity.

If the cold water is discolored, let it run until its clear.

Flushing schedule:

Tuesday, October 8 – Areas from Steuben Street west to Village line
Wednesday, October 9 – Areas north of the old railroad bed, bike path, West Hill Terrance and upper hill sections

Thursday, October 10 – Areas from Steuben Street east to Village line
Friday, October 11 – Miscellaneous areas, Village of Riverside.

Additionally, the fire department will be conducting required pump testing at the end of West Water Street mid to late October. The specific date not been set, but residents will be notified.