Water flushing in Haslet is causing some issues for people who live in that area.
There’s been a constant flow of water coming out of three water hydrants in the North Fort Worth neighborhood for at least a week.
A spokesperson with the Fort Worth water department says the flushing process is part of a preventative measure. Daily monitoring has shown some lower than normal disinfectant levels in the water. There was a chemical feed issue last week at the Eagle Mountain Water plant.
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The city says flushing the old water out of the system by opening fire hydrants moves the new water into the system.
In a press release to North Fort Worth residents, the city says:
“The Water Department’s primary responsibility is to protect public health, and flushing is done to ensure the quality remains good.”
While the disinfectant levels are lower than normal, a spokesperson tells NBC 5 the water quality continues to meet all state and federal standards.
No word on when the flushing process in North Fort Worth will be complete.