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Red Wing’s Public Works Flushing Hydrants

The City of Red Wing’s Public Works Department will begin its annual process of flushing all hydrants and mains in the city of Red Wing on Monday, April 29, at 6 a.m.

The Water Treatment Facilities have improved the water quality in Red Wing, and as a result, crews have reduced the hydrant flushing to once a year.

The hydrant flushing are done to maintain water quality, remove accumulated rust from the water mains, and ensure that the fire hydrants work properly.

Some areas such as dead-end streets may be flushed multiple times during the year depending on the specific needs of the area.

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