Water Authority performing system upgrades in Utica, discoloration and low pressure may occur

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. - The Mohawk Valley Water Authority is performing system upgrades on Friday, April 13 in the City of Utica and borderline of the Village of Yorkville.

The work began at 8 a.m. on Friday on the following streets:

  • Whitesboro Street, between Champlin Ave in Yorkville and Erie Street in Utica
  • Erie Street, between Whitesboro Street and Schuyler Street
  • Schuyler Street, between Erie Street and Whitesboro Street
  • Whitesboro Street, between Schuyler Street and Gates Street

The Water Authority says that the system upgrades may cause discolored water and low pressure. Customers living in the area and on adjacent side streets are advised to check their water before drinking or doing laundry, and not to use hot water if their cold water is discolored.

The upgrades are scheduled to be completed by 3 p.m., at which time hydrant flushing will begin in the area to clear up any discolored water.

There is NO boil water advisory in effect due to the maintenance work, officials said.

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