Lower Saucon Authority

2017 Flushing Schedule

Lower Saucon Authority crews will be opening hydrants and flushing mains for two weeks starting April 20. This is part of our normal preventative maintenance on the system, and is done to remove accumulated sediment.  It is the water systems' equivalent of a "Spring Cleaning".

As the water will often be briefly discolored ("rusty") during this process, customers should avoid running water or especially doing laundry on the day their area is being flushed.  Iron and manganese, which are in the oxide scales which are being removed, can cause staining of laundry under the right conditions.

See the Laundry Tips section on this website if you inadvertently draw discolored water into your washing machine during the flush, or contact us at 610-317-3212. Do not dry or bleach affected laundry if that occurs, as these actions can help to set the stain. 

Customers for whom we have a current phone number will be called the evening before by our automated phone messaging service (OneCallNow) and reminded that their area will be flushed the following day.  If you are not sure that we have your current number, call Emily (Ext 2) or Stacey (Ext 3) at 610-317-3212 and they will update our records. Or, you can simply click on the update on our homepage to send us an e-mail update.

The system will be flushed from west to east, as shown below (the schedule is tentative at this point). 

4/18/17 BLACK RIVER from OLD PHILADELPHIA PIKE to BINGEN RD, PEACH TREE, DARTFORD, BUCKNELL DR, RTE 378 from WEST RADERS  to BLACK RIVER RD, STONESTHROW, STRAUSS, McCLOSKEY, WALTER, and EVERGREEN.

4/19/17 (SAUCON VALLEY TERRACE) SANBROOK DR, HIGHLAND DR, WILLOWBROOK DR, AMHERST DR, ALICE DR, GLEN VIEW, All Cul De Sacís off these streets, COLESVILLE and MERRYWEATHER.

4/20/17 SURREY, SUNDERLAND, SAUCON DALE, NORTH, WOODLAND, QUARTER MILE, WHITE ACRE, NORTH WHITE ACRE, BIRCH KNOLL, MILDRED, JEAN, SUNRISE, WEST POINT, and BINGEN RD from HICKORY HILL to SAUCON VALLEY.

4/21/17 HICKORY HILL, KEVIN, CAROL ANN, HILLTOP, PLEASANT, CROSS, RAMBLING ROSE, MARICK CIR, MAJESTIC OVERLOOK, DENNIS, QUAIL and PHEASANT.

4/24/17 WOODFIELD, SHERBROOK, FIELDSTONE, BRIAN JONES and KNOLLWOOD.

4/25/17 STEEL CITY AREA (all streets), APPLEBUTTER, SKYLINE, RINGHOFFER, OLD MILL, WILDBERRY, WYNDHAM and HAWTHORNE

4/26/17 BINGEN AREA (all streets).

4/27/17 DEER RUN, MEADOW RIDGE CT, SPRINGWOOD, CHANCELLOR, PINE, DELANCEY, MATTIS, WILLINGS, MANSFIELD, CARYN, GREGORY, JEANINE WAY, FELICITY, SKIBO, MILL RUN, VICTOR, NANCY LEE, AMELIA, TROUT POND and MALLARD.

4/28/17 MEADOWS, CLARENCE, VIOLA, LEITHSVILLE , HERBERT, POLK VALLEY, PEARSON, PENROSE and SPRINGTOWN HILL.

5/01/17 UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS (all streets) and SEIDERSVILLE RD.

 

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