Hydrant Flushing Season
The Columbus Division of Fire will be conducting the annual flushing of all City of Columbus hydrants. Please note: you may experience low pressure or discolored, rusty water while hydrants are flushed in your neighborhood. Learn what to do during a rusty water event.
Columbus Fire will begin April 15 and runs through July 15, 2021 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.).
The Columbus metro area 2021 schedule follows:
Bexley: First or last week of June
Columbus: April 15 - July 15, 2021 (Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Daily Hotline for Flushing Areas: 614-645-4055; 614-221-3132
Completed in two phases
Dublin: May 6 - June 10
Franklin County: To BE Determined (TBD)
Valve & Hydrant replacement will begin at the end of May
Gahanna: May 1 - August
Grandview: April 1 - April 30
PITO work scheduled April through October
Grove City: May 10 - May 31
Hilliard: April 1 - May 31
New Albany: April
Plain Township: Fall Flushing TBD
Obetz: Fall Flushing - TBD
Hamilton Meadows, Lockbourne & Shadesville
Reynoldsburg: August 16 - August 27
Upper Arlington: April 26 - May 7
Whitehall: May 18 - July 15
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Worthington: April 5 - May 3
Valleyview: Included in Columbus schedule
For information about temporary hydrant use, permits or other hydrant contact information (report leaking hydrants, etc), visit our main Fire Hydrants page.