SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spring cleaning isn't just for homes. The Spotswood Department of Public Works will begin conducting their annual spring hydrant flushing and testing, beginning on Monday, April 17. The process will continue through Friday, May 12. Hours for flushing will be between the 10 a.m. and two p.m. as well as 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

During the flushing process, residents may notice a slight discoloration of the water as well as lower water pressure. According to the Water Department, the discoloration is harmless and will clear in a few hours following the flushing process. Running the cold water tap for a few minutes will assist in flushing the line. The SDPW advises residents to avoid doing laundry during flushing hours in their area.

The fire hydrants in the Manalapan Road area from the Immaculate Conception Church to the Helmetta border will be flushed from April 17 through April 21.

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All streets west of Adirondack Avenue, including Brunswick Avenue, Willard Clark Circle and the Crescent Avenue area will be flushed from April 24 through April 28.

All streets east of Adirondack Avenue, including Summerhill Road, Kane Avenue, Vaughn Avenue and Janice Drive will be flused from May 1 through May 5.

Main Street, DeVoe Avenue, all of the tree streets, the Lettau Drive area, Kopak Way and the Cylne Avenue area will be flushed from May 8 through May 12.

A list of specific streets is available on the Spotswood Boro website.