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A flush of the fire-fighting water system today in the 400 block of Crowson Avenue may cause some short-term water discoloration, the city has cautioned. The flush is set to begin at 4 p.m. (AP photo)

Hydrant flush may cause discoloration

Routine flushing of the fire system at 492 Crowson Road today may cause slight discoloration of water in the nearby neighborhood, according to a city press release.

The discoloration is harmless and should go away after running the faucet for a few minutes,

The flush is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10.

If the discoloration does not go away or for answers to any questions or concerns, contact the Ashland Water Division at 541-488-5353.

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