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Posted on: April 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Annual Hydrant Flushing - Zone 3

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For Immediate Release: 04/19/2021

For more information contact:           Keri Navratil



The City of Storm Lake continues with the Annual Hydrant Flushing throughout the city. The process will continue until all 548 hydrants are completed.  If residents notice dirty or rusty-looking water they should flush their lines by running the COLD water faucet nearest the water meter for 5-10 minutes. Avoid washing white clothes until the water is clear. For more information visit 


Zone 1 – Complete

Monday, April 5th, 2021 at 7:00 am

An area bounded by Abner Bell Road on the west side from the Lakeshore on the south and bounded by Terrance Street on the east and to the north City Limits and Lakecreek also.


Zone 2 – Complete

Monday, April 12, 2021, at 7:00 am

Geneseo to Terrence Street Bounded on the north by Milwaukee Ave to the Lake. Additionally, a second area will be flushed from Barton Street to Lake Avenue bounded on the north by 9th street and bounded on the south by Milwaukee Ave.  


The downtown area has been completed April 15, 2021, from 4:00 am to 6:30 am.


Zone 4 and 5 – Complete

Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 7:00 am

Bounded on the west by Geneseo Street and on the north and east by Milwaukee and Flindt Drive and on the south by 3rd Street. Additionally, in an area bounded by Lake Avenue on the west by Russell street on the east by 580th Street on the north and by Milwaukee Ave on the south.  Finally, an area bounded by Vestal Street on the west, Lake Avenue on the east, by 580th Street on the north, and on the south by Hy-Vee’s property.


Zone 3 – Starting

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 am

An area bounded by Geneseo Street on the west side from Lakeshore on the south and bounded by Flindt Drive on the east and to the north by Bair Street and 3rd Street.

Zone 3

The City appreciates the public’s patience and cooperation during this operation.



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