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Guest Editorial: What’s the deal with fire hydrant flushing?

June 8, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
■ SUBMITTED BY BONNIE PRINGLE Why does GIWA flush fire hydrants?  We only flush hydrants to maintain the highest quality of drinking water for our members.  When water remains in pipes too long, it may begin to pick up off-tastes, exhibit odors or discoloration, or most importantly, result in a gradual breakdown or loss of […]

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