Tom Sauerbrey, Newcomerstown Utilities Superintendent, announced the semi-annual hydrant flushing will begin Sunday, April 16 at 10 p.m.

The order in which hydrants will be flushed is:

1. North of railroad tracks and west of Bridge St.

2. North of railroad tracks and east of Bridge St.

3. South of railroad tracks and west of Bridge St.

4. South of railroad tracks and east of Bridge St.

Residents are advised that if water is discolored after the flushing to let the water run for a short period of time. The water will be safe to drink.