Water Mains Flushing

The Greater Augusta Utility District will be flushing hydrants beginning on Monday, September 25, 2023 and continuing for five (5) consecutive days through Friday, September 29, 2023. 

Flushing will likely result in rusty or off-colored water for a short period of time. Please avoid washing your clothes while the flushing activity is underway in your area. If your water does not clear by 9:00 AM the next day, please contact us at 622-3701 or email contact@gaud.ws. 

Click here for an interactive map to determine when flushing will happen in your area.



Monday, Sept. 25
(7:30 am – 5 pm)
Townsend Road, Sand Hill area; Western Avenue from Meadow Road to Pelton Hill, Old Winthrop  Road, Whitten Road, Granite Hill Estates, south end of Leighton Road.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
(7:30 am – 5 pm)
Manchester, East Winthrop; Eastern Avenue from Hospital Street to Spring Road, Hospital Street from Eastern Avenue to Chelsea line, Mayfair area, Cony Road, and New England Road. 
Wednesday, Sept. 27
(5 am – 3 pm)
Western Avenue from Meadow Road to Pike Street, Ganneston Park, and Blaine Avenue; East side of the Kennebec River exclusive of the following areas:  Riverside Drive north of O’Connor’s,  Mayfair area, Hospital Street, Eastern Avenue to Spring Road. 
Thursday, Sept. 28
(7:30 am – 5 pm)
Riverside Drive from Route 3 to the Vassalboro town line, Civic Center Drive from Gaywalk Street to Bog Road, and Augusta Business Park.
Friday, Sept. 29
(5 am – 3 pm)
West side of the Kennebec River from Bond Brook Road to lower State  Street and Sewall Street, including Leighton Road, Water Street, west side neighborhoods from Bridge Street to Western Avenue and east of Pike Street. 

If your water does not clear by 9 AM the following morning, please call us at (207) 622-3701.

Below is a map representation of the flushing schedule. Click on it to expand the view.

2023 hydrant flushing map