United Water, contract operator of the Bayonne water system, announced that it will flush the fire hydrants in Bayonne for six weeks, beginning on Monday, April 15. This annual maintenance program may cause a temporary discoloration of the water. If discoloration occurs, please run your tap till the water runs clear. The water should clear in a few minutes. The water will be safe to drink. The hydrants will be flushed four days a week, Mondays through Thursday, from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., from mid-April through the third week in May.
Due to the possible discoloration of water, United Water recommends against washing clothes between 9:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. on the dates mentioned above.