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The City of Binghamton is starting its semi-annual flushing and testing of fire hydrants.

The work will be going on Monday through Thursday for six weeks.

Daytime flushing takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and evening work from 7 to 11 p.m.

Water discoloration may result from the flushing but the water is safe to use.

For more information, contact the Binghamton Water Department at (607) 772-7219 or (607) 772-7210.