The Greater Augusta Utility District will be flushing hydrants beginning on Monday, September 26, 2022 and continuing for five (5) consecutive days through Friday, September 30, 2022. 

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. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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


Monday, Sept. 26
(7:30 am – 5 pm)
Townsend Road, Sand Hill area, 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.  
Tuesday, Sept. 27
(7:30 am – 5 pm)
Western Avenue from Meadow Road to Pelton Hill, Old Winthrop  Road, Whitten Road, Granite Hill Estates, south end of Leighton Road, 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. 28
(5 am – 3 pm)
Manchester, East Winthrop, Western Avenue from Meadow Road to Pike Street, Ganneston Park, and Blaine Avenue
Thursday, Sept. 29
(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. 30
(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.

2022 hydrant flushing map