The Brazil Fire Department will conduct fire hydrant flushing and testing beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Flushing will start on the northeast side of the city beginning at United States 40 near First Financial Bank East Branch.
Water discoloration in homes may occur as a result.
Residents should use precautions when doing laundry.
The tentative schedule for hydrant flushing is as follows:
* Oct. 3 -- From First Financial Bank East Branch to Vandalia Street,
* Oct. 4 -- From Vandalia Street to Forest Avenue, and
* Oct. 5 -- From Forest Avenue to Meridian Street.
Future dates and locations will be published.
In addition, the town of Staunton recently notified The Brazil Times stating the town's water works would perform its fall flushing of fire hydrants Oct. 4-6.