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NID Now Flushing and Cleaning Water Lines


Water lines for Nevada Irrigation District customers are getting their annual cleaning. Water Operations Manager Chip Close says it’s a state mandate to have a working flushing system…

click to listen to Chip Close

Close says fire hydrants will be used, allowing water to flow through main lines at a higher velocity, flushing away any residue that may have collected over the year. During the process, water will be dechlorinated and flushed from hydrants up to 400 gallons a minute. Close says water quality is usually not affected…

click to listen to Chip Close

The work will continue through February throughout the entire district, from Cascade Shores to Nevada City to North Auburn.

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