BREAKING NEWS: Ocean View water system flushing extended through April 10

Officials with Tidewater Utilities posted notices this week that they would be extending the flushing of their water system that serves the town of Ocean View from through April 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The flushing period was originally scheduled to take place between March 30 and April 3.

Town officials noted that property owners may experience a temporary decrease in water pressure during the flushing process. Flushing of water systems can also cause rust and other sediment to enter into the water stream, so those with water service via Tidewater were encouraged to delay washing clothes and other items sensitive to possible discoloration until days or hours when the flushing process was complete and to check water quality before doing such washing.