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Storm Lake Hydrant Flushing Scheduled to Start Next Week

April 20, 2022 1:01pm

The City of Storm Lake's city-wide annual hydrant flushing will begin this coming Monday, April 25th.

Hydrant flushing will begin at 7am Monday in an area bounded by Abner Bell Road on the west side from Lakeshore Drive on the south, and bounded by Terrance Street on the east, and to the north City Limits, as well as Lake Creek.

The process will continue until all 548 hydrants are completed. If residents notice dirty or rusty water, they should flush their lines by running the COLD water faucet closest to the water meter for five to ten minutes. Avoid washing white clothes until the water is clear.

Here are the rest of the hydrant flushing zones...

Zone 2  

Geneseo to Terrence Street Bounded on the north by the Field of Dreams/south edge of the Hy-Vee parking lot and south to the Lake. This will also include an area from Barton Street to Lake Avenue bounded on the north by the Hy-Vee parking lot and bounded on the south by Milwaukee Ave. 

 

Zone 3

An area bounded by Geneseo Street on the west side from Chautauqua Park Drive on the south and bounded by Flindt Drive on the east and to the north by Bair Street and 3rd Street.

 

Zone 4 and 5

Bounded on the west by Geneseo Street and on the north and east by Milwaukee and Flindt Drive and on the south by 3rd Street. This will also include an area bounded by Lake Avenue on the west, Russell Street on the east, 580th Street on the north and Milwaukee Ave on the south.  The area bounded by Vestal Street on the west, Lake Avenue on the east, 580th Street on the north, and on the south by Hy-Vee’s property is also included in this zone.

 

Zone 6

Bounded on the west by Russell Street on the north by E. 12th Street and the east by Hwy 71 and on the south by E Milwaukee Avenue. Also, an area bounded on the north by E. Milwaukee Avenue on the west by Flindt Drive on the south by Lakeside corporate limits and on the east by Hwy 71.

 

Zone 7

Area Bounded by Frank Starr and the north shore of Storm Lake on the north, on the west an area starting 400 ft west of Prairie Lane, bounded on the south by C65, and on the east by Hwy 71