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Joliet to test fire hydrants

Water flows from a fire hydrant Thursday, July 12, 2018, along Hammes Avenue in Joliet, Ill.
Water flows from a fire hydrant Thursday, July 12, 2018, along Hammes Avenue in Joliet, Ill.

The Joliet Fire Department will test hydrants starting this week.

The program runs six weeks on Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and
4 p.m.

Testing will take place in:

• An area served by Station 3 bordered on the north by Interstate 80, on the south by Manhattan Road, on the east by Gougar Road, and on the west by Vetter Road

• An area served by Station 6 bordered on the north by Theodore Street, on the south by Interstate 80, on the east by Reed Street, and on the west by Infantry Drive

• An area served by Station 9 bordered on the north by Bazz Drive, on the south by Black Road, on the east by Bronk Road, and on the west by County Line Road

According to a city news release, the fire department will take precautions to avoid the impact of rusty water during the fire hydrant testing.

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