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Flushing Pipes and Hydrants
"Purpose of Flushing” downloadable flyer – North Texas Municipal Water District
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about water hydrant flushing.
“Why Flushing Hydrants and ‘Wasting Water’ Keeps You Safe” – Interesting Engineering
Flushing hydrants is done to not only test the fire flow capacity in the event of a fire, but also to remove sediment and rust from the water, or to maintain proper chlorine concentrations in your area.
City of Garland Routine Hydrant Flushing
Routine Hydrant Flushing
City of Plano/NTMWD Video, "Why does the City of Plano flush fire hydrants?"
To educate on the reasons that the North Texas Municipal Water District performs annual chlorine maintenance to the water supply.