Chlorine Burnout of Fort Scott Water on August 22

The City of Fort Scott Water Utility will be initializing a free chlorine burnout of the water distribution system starting Monday August 22nd, and ending as soon as a free chlorine residual is established
throughout the entire system, approximately 2 (two) weeks.

This burnout is necessary maintenance of the water distribution system which will help maintain State standards for disinfection residual levels and ultimately maintain the high quality of water that you have come to expect.

Occasionally during this process customers may temporarily experience low pressures, taste or odors,
discolored water, or even some sediment in their water.

We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Any questions, concerns, or comments are welcome.

Please contact the Water Treatment Plant at 2235160 between 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday.

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