Fitchburg Utilities spring hydrant flushing will start on Monday, April 2nd and will finish on Friday, April 13th. Flushing will occur Monday through Friday from 8 am to 3 pm. Due to the flushing, the water may be temporarily discolored. Discoloration can be cleared by opening the cold water tap to full flow for a few minutes. Please do laundry in the evening when water is clear to avoid damage to clothes.