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Indiana American flushing fire hydrants in Shelbyville area

Indiana American Water crews will begin routine flushing of the water distribution system in the Shelbyville area through Oct. 15.

Flushing will occur between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Flushing also allows Indiana American to test and maintain fire hydrants.

When crews are working you may notice reduced pressure or discolored water. If your water is discolored, run the cold water taps only, at the lowest level of the house for about 3-5 minutes until the water runs clear. If discolored water occurs, also refrain from doing laundry during that time.

In keeping with American Water’s focus on safety for both customers and employees, please do not approach our crews while they work.

For more information or to see a map of the affected area please go to and click on "Alerts."

Indiana American apologizes for any inconvenience, and thanks the public for its patience and understanding while we undertake this necessary maintenance of the water system.

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