Hydrant Flushing in Kotzebue has left residents experiencing water discoloratio

Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 6:24 PM AKDT
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The city said, the annual hydrant flushing causes twice the amount of normal water to run though the water mains. The increased water pressure, scores the pipes, resulting in the discolored water. Minerals found in the pipe such as magnesium and iron, causes the discoloration.