Hydrant Testing – Week of April 18, 2011

This notice is to all residents of the City of Poughkeepsie who utilize City water:

Please take notice that the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department will be servicing and testing the City fire hydrant system. This system is directly linked to the drinking water supply.

Be further advised that during the testing period, the water is safe, but should be run until it is clear; use caution when doing white laundry-it is recommended that you should wait a twenty-four (24) hour period after the testing has been completed in the vicinity of your neighborhood.

Testing Locations – Week of April 18, 2011

The following area will be tested within the next two (2) weeks:

  • North Hamilton Street
  • West to the Hudson River and
  • North of Main Street

For additional information about the hydrant tests, please contact the Fire Department at (845) 451-4079

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