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Groveland Water & Sewer Begins Spring Flushing Work

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The Groveland Water and Sewer Department has begun its spring flushing program, which it conducts every year to eliminate the buildup of naturally occurring iron and manganese buildup in underground pipes. Residents should be mindful that flushing in their neighborhoods could have an impact on water pressure and clarity, and that discoloration can be reduced by running a high flow faucet.

2020 Spring Tentative Hydrant Flushing Schedule

This schedule reflects normal flushing operations. Given the current Public Health Emergency and precautions that must be implemented, scheduled time slots may change without notice.

5/5 DAY

Upper Gardner St., Elm Park, Main Street from the Square to the Pines Rec Area. , Marion St., Summer St., Union St.Manor Dr. , Town Hall , River Pines, Main St. from King to Broad St, Outlook dr, Juniper terr.

5/6 DAY

Main St. from the Square to Town Line, Pleasant St. , Park St. , Lower Gardner St., Philbrick, Sylvan, Pecker St., Dewhurst St, Wharf Dr. Esty Park

5/7 Day

School St. at Gardner St. to Carlida, Baldwin Terr. , Merrit Ave. , Abbott St. , Blueberry Hill, View Hill, Highland Ave. , Birchwood, Stocker and Hardy


School St. from Carlida to Center St., Ann St., Georgia St. , Alyssa Dr. , Dianne Cir., Carlida Rd. , Parker Rd. , Burke St. , Clark St. , Cherry tree , Apple Blossom , Wilbert Ave. , Doris St., Deer Run, Dianne Circle

 5/11 DAY

Salem Street from Tea Garden Georgetown Line, Federal Way, Apple Blossom, Center Street to Stickney’s Boulder, Pheasant Lane, Stonebridge, Pike, Ashcroft Circle, King st from Center St to top of the hill

5/12 DAY

165 King St. to Rocky Woods, All of Rocky Woods Development, Center St. from Washington to yale, Staunton, Matheau, Salem St between Tea Garden and Stevenson Way, Bagnall School

5/13 DAY

Pineau, Hales Ct. Yale St. Harvard Ave, Murray, Washington St from main to center, Madison Ave., Center St from Washington to Salem St, Hillview

5/13 NIGHT

Abbot Cir., Lannen Ave, Salem from washington st to Haverhill Town Line, Benjamin, Washington from Salem to Boxford Town Line, Coleman, Lee and Carlton


5/18 DAY

Wood St, Nichols Village, Main St.  to West Newbury Line, Pentucket Middle and High Schools, Dwinnel, Cranton, Lindsay Way

5/19 DAY

Groveland Commons, Marjorie, Benham, Fairview, Garrison, Seven Star from Broad st. to wood st, Fairway Drive and Balch Ave.

5/20 DAY

Garrison, Governors Road, Francis, Homestead, Cannon Hill Ave, Cannon Hill Ext, Muriel, Briscoe, Alpha, Rollins, Wyka, Amber, Bare Hill, Center from Rollins to Seven Star, Seven Star from Center to Wood St.


You could experience low water pressure, even NO water during this time. Your water could be cloudy and discolored for a few hours, during and after flushing. Using a high flow faucet (ie Tub, utility sink or outside sill cock), that is close to where your water service enters the home, run COLD water clear before use. This protocol should help mitigate any discolored water from running throughout your plumbing system and into your hot water tank. This schedule is a guide and subject to change, watch our website for any updates.


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