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Bellmawr Water Dept. Announces Hydrant Flushing for Bellmawr Water Customers

Flushing the system helps to clean out any build-up of mineral deposits and settlement inside the pipes.

The Bellmawr Water Department recently announced the 2023 Spring Hydrant Flushing Schedule for Bellmawr Water Customers.

New Jersey American Water recently announced its annual flushing schedule.

BellmawrFlushing Start DateFlushing End Date
May 1, 2023May 7, 2023

Why Flushing is Important

Flushing the system helps to clean out any build-up of mineral deposits and settlement inside the pipes.

These harmless deposits can occur when there is a reduced water demand.

Hydrants are also flow-tested to insure operations related to firefighting activities.

How Pipelines Are Flushed

Flushing involves simultaneously opening fire hydrants in a specific area to create increased water flows. When our crew is in your area the process takes about 2 hours and flushing occurs between 10:00 pm and 1:00 am in an effort to cause the least amount of disturbance to our customers.

What To Expect

When the crew is in your area, you may notice a drop in water pressure or discolored water. Discolored water may occur because the sediment in water mains gets stirred up when the hydrants are utilized and when the flow of water in the mains is changed (Fire emergencies/Contractor theft). This is normal and temporary. If this happens, it is not harmful. Please let your cold water run until it is clear.

Additional Customer Tips:

If the crew is in your area, avoid running your tap water and using your washing machine.

If discolored water occurs, run the cold water for a few minutes until it is clear.

Check for discolored water before running the washing machine or dishwasher. Wait until the water runs clear at the tap before doing laundry or running the dishwasher.

Note: If laundry becomes stained, do not put it in the dryer. Rewash clothes immediately using detergent and rust remover. Most rust removers can also be used on stained fixtures.

Leaf & Bell Treatment Facility

April 3, 2023: Leaf & Bell Roads, Dobbs & Leaf, 131 Edgewood, Creek & Wellwood, Creek & Kingston, Creek & Dobbs,283 Creek (di-fuser), Creek & Meyner, 124 Todd & 145 Hart.

April 4, 2023: 239 Meyner, 17 Cornelia, 46 Bell, Bell & Browning, Creek & Browning (7-11), 437 Windsor, 472 Windsor, 15 Trinity & 400 Flanders.

April 10, 2023: 429 Colonial, 444 Colonial, 451 Wayne, Hyde Park Apartments, 470 W. Browning, Fir & Browning, 511 Fir, Bellmawr Senior Housing (Di-fuser), 213 Browning, 153 Browning & 113 Browning

April 11, 2023: 139 Sunnyside, 167 Cardinal, 25 Belmont, Anderson & Harbor, 130 Anderson, 103 Anderson, 35 Maloney, Snyder (Blow-off), 18 Collette, & 17 Anderson

April 17, 2023: 209 Kennedy, 154 Kennedy, 101 Kennedy, New St. Mary’s Cemetery, 541 Benigno, Post Office Benigno, Haag (Post Office), 361 Benigno, Heller Pl & Benigno, 191 Heller, 170 Benigno & 110 Benigno

April 18, 2023: Admiral Trucking, 321 Benigno, Hall & Heller Road, 61 Heller, Heller Place & Benigno Blvd., 191 Heller Place, 170 Benigno Blvd & 110 Benigno Blvd.

April 24, 2023: Leaf & Harding (Di-fuser), Leaf & Coolidge, Coolidge, Creek & Stanley, 112 Stanley, 723 Creek, 741 Creek

Warren Avenue Treatment Facility

April 3, 2023: 66 Princeton Ave, 34 Princeton Ave, W. Browning Rd & Princeton Ave., 704 W. Browning Rd., 616 W. Browning Rd., W. Browning Rd. & Willow Pl., 1 Holly Pl., 1 Cherry Pl., 34 Valley Rd., 12 Valley Rd., Ash Pl. & Carter Ave., Ash Pl., Peach Rd. (BPMH), Essex Ave (BPMH), Woodland Pl., Essex Ave. (VFW)

April 4, 2023: Beechwood & Victory, Laurel Pl., 14 Victory, Elm Pl., Victory & Pine, Pine, 41 Victory & 1 Hickory Pl., 117 Forrest Dr., 124 Peach Rd., 149 Forrest Dr., Peach Rd. & Forrest Dr.

April 10, 2023: 132 Princeton Ave, 304 Charles Ave., 320 Murray Ave., 797 Deveney Dr., 71 Warren Ave., 134 Warren Ave., 217 Warren Ave., & 325 Warren Ave.

April 11, 2023: Carter Ave & Union Ave., 162 Union Ave., 262 Union Ave., 361 Union Ave., Deveney Dr. & Creek Rd., Bellmawr Lake, Peach Rd., Booth Dr., Anthony Dr., & W.I.P.

April 17, 2023: 108 Bergen Ave., 234 Bergen Ave., 274 Bergen Ave., 324 Bergen Ave., 218 Mercer Ave., 258 Mercer Ave., 316 Mercer Ave., Mercer Ave. & Creek Rd.

April 18, 2023: 238 Salem Ave., 282 Salem Ave., Thompson Ave., Larc School, Warren Ave. & Browning Rd, Union Ave & Browning Rd., Carter Ave. & Bergen Ave., Bergen Ave. & Browning Rd., Carter Ave. & Park Dr., Park Dr. & Browning Rd.

April 24, 2023: 917 Alcyon Dr., 1023 Alcyon Dr., Park Dr., Bellmawr Manor Pump Station, Bellmawr Manor Apts., Park Dr. & Market St., Park Dr. & Howard Ave., Park Dr. & Center Ave., Park Dr. & Logan Ave., 244 Park Dr.

April 25, 2023: 16 Adams Ave, 1117 Market St., Chalmers Ave. & Lucille Ave.,112 Chalmers Ave., 1133 Logan Ave., Romano Ave., Sherman Ave., Sheridan Ave., Buchanan Ave., McClelland Ave.