Joliet Fire Department will be entering the First Phase of its Annual Hydrant Testing

Joliet Fire Department will be entering the First Phase of its Annual Hydrant Testing

The Joliet Fire Department will be entering the first phase of its annual hydrant testing beginning on Monday, May 17th 2021.  The testing program will be conducted Monday through Friday, between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.  The hydrant testing will continue for approximately six (6) weeks, depending on the weather.

During Phase I, testing will take place in the following areas of the City:

Station #3 (450 E. Laraway Rd.)

  • The geographical area bounded by I-80 to the North, Gougar Rd to the East, Manhattan Rd to the South, and S. Vetter Rd to the WestStation #6 (2049 Oneida St.)
  • The geographical area bounded by Theodore St. to the North, the Reed St to the East, I-80 to the South, and Infantry Dr to the WestStation #9 (2300 Michas Dr.)
  • The geographical area bounded by Bazz Dr to the North, Bronk Rd to the East, Black Rd to the South, and County Line Rd to the West

The Fire Department will take precautions to reduce the impact of possible rusty water. The City of Joliet will provide a chemical that removes rust from clothes in a washing machine, however, be cautioned that affected clothes must not be dried until they have been properly run through a rinse cycle with the chemical included.

The chemical will be available at any Fire Station. For those without transportation, call the Water Department (724-4220) or the Joliet Fire Department (724-3500).

Original

Senior editor of the Chicago Morning Star

Related Posts
City of Joliet Board of Fire And Police Commissioners Meeting
The City of Joliet Board of Fire And Police Commissioners will hold a meeting on
Joliet Fire Department will be entering the Second Phase of its Annual Hydrant Testing
The Joliet Fire Department will be entering the second phase of its annual hydrant testing
Slammers defeat Boomers
JOLIET, IL - A rainy night for game two of the Slammers/Boomers series got underway
Greeter, All-American Runner on Getting Involved at JJC
Amid the obstacles of the pandemic, 20-year-old Erica Nurczyk found a way to stay true
Jandron strong, but Slammers fall short to Québec
The first of 3 games back home at DuPage Medical Group Field against Équipe Québec.
JJC Alumna Honored for Achievements by ICCTA
Alisha Brennon, a 2020 graduate of the Joliet Junior College Orthotics and Prosthetics program, has
President Mitchell Receives ICCTA’s Ethical Leadership Award
Joliet Junior College President Dr. Judy Mitchell has received the Gary W. Davis Ethical Leadership
Metra plans service enhancements as ridership returns from pandemic
With ridership steadily increasing from pandemic lows, Metra will be adding service to all of
New Student Trustee to be Advocate for Diversity
The pandemic hasn’t kept David Lozano, Joliet Junior College’s new student trustee, from staying active
JJC Police’s Antione Edwards Named Officer of the Year
Joliet Junior College Police Officer Antione Edwards is among the recipients of the 2021 Juvenile