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FA 46 Centerdale Section of North Providence

Providence Water crews will be conducting overnight hydrant flushing in the Centerdale Section of North Providence over the next several weeks. During flushing operations customers may experience discolored water and a temporary reduction in pressure.
The flushing program is scheduled as follows:
Start Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
End Date: Friday, September 7, 2018
Time: 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM (Duration: 8 Hours/Night)
Sequences scheduled to be flushed: FA 46 is composed of 106 flushing sequences 
Normal Hours of Operation (Sunday Night - Friday Morning Each Week)
(Night flushing will be performed for this flushing area)
Crews will begin flushing:
Smith Street, Waterman Avenue, Steere Street, Mill Street , Woonasquatucket Ave., Grover Street , Redfern Street , George Street , Centerdale Avenue , Aldrich Street , Stevens Street , Peach Hill Avenue , Allen Avenue , Swan Street , Halsey Street , East Avenue , Lincoln Street , Ferncliff Avenue ,  Angell Avenue , Mineral Spring Avenue, Thomas Street , Morgan Avenue , Forest Street , Wright Street , Walter Avenue, Eddy Street , Joslin Street , Olympia Avenue , Hobson Avenue , Dewey Avenue , Prentice Street , Jared Court , Cedar Street , Cottage Avenue, Mcguire Road , Howard Avenue , Raymond Avenue , South Locust Avenue , South Brookside Avenue , Carmine Drive , North View Terrace , 83, , Muriel Avenue , Stella Drive, Locust Avenue , Cypress Court , Lawnacre Drive , North Howard Avenue , Pleasant Avenue , Central Avenue , Bourne Avenue , and Mcguire Road.
A flushing map is available to identify the streets that will be flushed for each sequence.
How to read the flushing map
  • Each segment of the map is identified by a flushing number.
  • A flushing sequence consists of a group of sequential numbers that indicate a flushing area.
  • Red lines in the flushing map indicate streets that are scheduled to be flushed.
  • Blue lines in the flushing map indicate streets that have been flushed.
Crews will do their best to adhere to projected flushing schedules, however some flushes may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather or unforeseen maintenance issues. Flushing sequences defined above are estimated and may not be completed as anticipate