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Hydrant flushing begins in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park

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The spring thaw has begun throughout south Washington County and residents in Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park should be aware of upcoming hydrant flushing schedules.


The city of Cottage Grove began flushing neighborhood hydrants on Monday, April 14.

Crews are currently flushing zone 1, which are hydrants located in the northwest part of the city. Flushing in each of the city’s four zones can take up to two days to complete.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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