What is “flushing” the water system?

Why is flushing necessary?

Isn’t flushing a waste of water?

Do other public water providers flush their pipelines?

Can local construction cause the system to flush?

When does water system flushing occur?

What if my water continues to be discolored after the flushing?

What if my cold water runs clear, but my hot water is discolored?

Does the District monitor the water’s quality during the flushing process?

What should I do when I see the District’s crew flushing hydrants in my area?