Mystic water main cleaning begins Sunday night
Mystic -- The Aquarion Water Co. has announced it will clean water mains beginning Sunday night and lasting through April 28.
During the project, the company said customers may notice drops in water pressure and some discoloration in their water. This discoloration results from the temporary disturbance of the water flow, which stirs up naturally occurring minerals that settle in water mains. Aquarion recommends customers store tap water in their refrigerators for drinking and cooking. Customers should also refrain from washing laundry if water is discolored. Before resuming use, customers should run their cold-water faucets until the water appears clear.
The streets that will be affected during the first week of the water main cleaning project are listed below.
Sunday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Camp Ground Road (45), Clara Drive, Coogan Boulevard, Greenmanville Ave. (168-251), Hendel Drive, Jerry Browne Road, Lantern Hill Road (1-277), Laura Avenue, Linda Avenue, Main Street (3-68), Maritime Drive, Marjorie Street, Michelle Lane, Mill Street, North Stonington Road (21-54), New London Turnpike (33-46), Olde Mistick Village, Pequotsepos Road, Stonington Road (13-73), Whitehall Avenue, Whitehall Landing, and Whitehall Pond
Monday, 7 a.m. to noon: Clara Drive and Maritime Drive.
Monday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Alden Street, Bruggeman Place, Bay Street, Brown Street, Clipper Drive, Cove Lane, Cutter Drive, Denison Avenue, Frazier Street, Golden Road, Greenmanville Avenue, Hewitt Street, Hinckley Street, Holmes Street, Isham Street, Ivy Road, Mistuxet Avenue, Mystic Hill Road, Oak Street, Pequotsepos Road, Pleasant Street, Rossie Pentway, Rossie Street, School Street, Schooner Drive, Sloop Lane, Velvet Lane, Whaler Road, and Williams Street.
Tuesday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: Borodell Avenue, Broadway Avenue, Broadway Avenue Extension, Brown Street, Cottrell Street, Denison Avenue, East Main Street, Edgemont Street, Elm Street, Forsyth Street, Greenmanville Avenue, Haley Street, Holmes Street, Ivy Road, Jackson Avenue, Jerome Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Reynolds Hill Road, Roosevelt Avenue, Roseleah Drive, School Street, Solon Avenue, Stafford Street, Stanton Place, Summit Street, Sylvia Avenue, Washington Street, Williams Street, Williams Avenue, and Willow Street.
The schedule for the project is also available on the company’s water main cleaning hotline at 1-800-203-7000 and under alert listings at www.aquarionwater.com. Anyone with questions can call Aquarion’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-732-9678.
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