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Park Rapids hydrants to be flushed May 21-25

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The city of Park Rapids utility department will be flushing fire hydrants next week, Monday through Friday, May 21-25.

Hydrant flushing is done each year to clean out pipe accumulation that has built up over the year.

During the flushing, people might experience discolored water, said Dean Christofferson, utility maintenance employee for the city of Park Rapids. The discolored water is due to old pipes being rusty and having buildup.

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