In an effort to maintain high quality finished water to the City water customers and to ensure proper fire protection, the City of Fort Madison Water Department will start its annual fire hydrant flushing on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:00 AM. The hydrant flushing will continue through Friday, September 30, 2016 at 3:30 PM.
Motorists are advised to use caution when they encounter Water Department crews flushing hydrants. Customers may experience discoloration of the water and reduced pressure. Conditions should return to normal in a short period.