2019 Annual Water Main Flushing

The Water Department will be conducting its annual Water Main Flushing Program in sections of Framingham from Monday, September 30, 2019 through Friday, November 15, 2019. Water Main flushing will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in residential areas and 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. in business areas. The purpose of the Water Main Flushing Program is to improve drinking water quality for residents and businesses in Framingham.

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. 

Frequently asked Questions

To view our 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.

Anticipated Schedule

Zone 1 is now complete! The Water Department will begin flushing Zone 2 on Thursday, October 10, 2019. DPW will provide daily flushing status updates below.

The following streets will be included in Zone 2:                                                                               Last Updated: 10/17/19
  • Avon Street
  • Bethany Road - Complete
  • Bridges Street - Complete
  • Bridges Street Extension - Complete
  • Cedar Street
  • Charles Street
  • Clafflin Street
  • Clifford Street - Complete
  • Coburn Street - Complete
  • Cypress Street
  • Elm Court
  • Fountain Street - Complete
  • Haven Street
  • Hayes Street
  • Highland Street
  • Hilton Street - Complete
  • Hollis Court
  • Hollis Street
  • Mellen Street - Complete
  • Naples Street - Complete
  • Pine Street
  • Saucier Street - Complete
  • Waverley Street (from downtown to Winthrop) - Complete
  • Winthrop Street (from Waverly to Dow) - Complete