Framingham Announces Water Main Flushing in October & November

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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Water Department will begin conducting its autumn water main flushing starting Monday, October 5.

The flushing will continue in designated areas through November 13.

Water Main flushing will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., in residential areas and 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., in business areas.

The purpose of the program is to improve drinking water quality for residents and businesses in Framingham.

The areas to be flushed in 2020 are bounded by:

  • Wayland Town line
  • Massachusetts Turnpike/I-90
  • Central Street
  • Water Street 
  • Elm Street
  • Potter Road 

The flushing process may cause discolored water and a reduction in pressure.

The discoloration of the water will be temporary and is not harmful.

If the condition persists, please contact the Framingham Water Department.

The Water Department appreciates your patience as it works to improve the quality of drinking water provided residents and businesses in Framingham. 

To view the most frequently asked questions about this program, please view this document.

If you have any questions, please contact the Framingham Water Department at 508-532-6050.


email: call or text at 508-315-7176