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The original item was published from 10/6/2022 11:27:04 AM to 11/11/2022 12:00:02 AM.
Posted on: October 5, 2022
[ARCHIVED] Water System to be Flushed
The burnout will begin on Friday October 7th and will last approximately 30 days.
Possible Noticeable Effects: It is important to understand that during this temporary change there may be some discoloration or cloudiness in the water and possibly a slight chlorine odor or taste. If this is experienced you may want to run the water through the tap until it clears.
Is the Water Safe to Drink? Yes, the water is safe to drink throughout this process. Any odor and color issues will be nuisance only, which will subside as the flushing is completed.
Residents may call (620) 431-5250 with any questions concerning the free chlorine burnout. The City of Chanute Water Department appreciates the patience and understanding of its residents as it works to further improve the quality of the water for all customers.