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GUC “Operation Spring Clean” continues Monday

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Published: Apr. 4, 2021 at 3:41 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Greenville Utilities will continue their annual preventive maintenance program, “Operation Spring Clean,” from April 4 to April 9 in all areas between Stantonsburg Road and Highway 43 to Greene Street and south of the Tar River.

Cleaning will be conducted during 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Sunday evening through Friday morning, GUC said.

“During the 13-week cleaning program, all 702 miles of water distribution lines on GUC’s system will be cleaned,” GUC said. “Cleaning involves opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short time.”

This week, our Operation Spring Clean water maintenance program focuses on all areas between Stantonsburg Rd. and Hwy. 43 to Greene St. and south of the Tar River. More info here http://bit.ly/3cVp1Hl

Posted by Greenville Utilities Commission on Sunday, April 4, 2021

If customers have air or discolored water in their water lines as a result of the program, GUC recommends turning on the cold water faucet in the bathtub and running the water for 5 to 10 minutes.

Although there is no health risk, GUC said customers should avoid washing clothes until the water is clear.

The system-wide cleaning program will end June 18.

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