My water is a rusty color after they flushed, what should I do?
Following flushing there is a possibility that residents and businesses may experience some rusty colored water. If you experience rusty water you should run cold water from the cold water faucet nearest the water meter in your home or business. This will effectively flush the waterlines inside your home and remove the red or rusty colored water. If you still have rusty colored water after several minutes of running cold water you can call the City of Storm Lake at 712-732-8002 to report the problem.

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1. Is the City's water safe to drink?
2. My water is a rusty color after they flushed, what should I do?
3. Why does the City flush hydrants?
4. What is a Hydrant Flushing Program?
5. Should I stop using water when crews are flushing hydrants in my neighborhood?
6. When will the City flush hydrants in my neighborhood?