Bi-Annual Flushing & Switch to Free ChlorineThe City of Olney Water Department will be switching the disinfectant in the distribution system from combined chlorine to free chloring on Monday, March 27, 2017. This switch is for maintenance purposes and is in conjunction with the biannual flushing. Residents may notice a stronger chlorine smell when free chlorine is being used.
Beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017, the City of Olney Water Department will be flushing select fire hydrants in the City. The flushing will continue throughout the night until early Monday morning. Residents may experience low water pressure and water discoloration while work is being done in their area.