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Aquarion Cleaning May Temporarily Alter Your Water's Color [Updated]

Aquarion says residents of affected areas on the Stonington and Groton sides of Mystic should plan ahead.

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[Editor's note: Aquarion changed the date of the scheduled water main cleaning on the Stonington side of Mystic, and this article was updated to reflect that change.]

A water main cleaning program will impact the Stonington and Groton sides of Mystic next week.

During the cleaning, scheduled for April 14 and April 16, Aquarion Water Co. customers may notice some discoloration in their water. 

"This discoloration results from the temporary disturbance of the water flow, which stirs up naturally occurring minerals that settle in water mains," a press release from Aquarion states. "Aquarion recommends customers store water in their refrigerators for drinking and cooking. Customers should also refrain from washing laundry if water is discolored." 

"Prior to resuming use, customers should run their cold water faucets until the water appears clear," Aquarion recommends.

Streets Impacted on Stonington Side of Mystic

The water main cleaning on Stonington side of Mystic will take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Monday, April 14, in the area of Mistuxet Avenue and Hewitt Road. The streets that will be affected by Tuesday’s water main cleaning are:

  • Avery Street
  • Bayberry Court
  • Coburn Avenue
  • Coveside Court
  • Geiser Street
  • Golden Road
  • Golden Road Extension
  • Hatch Street
  • Hewitt Road
  • Jerry Browne Road, 186 to end
  • Meadowbrook Lane
  • Mistuxet Avenue
  • Pequotsepos Road Extension
  • Pequotsepos Road, 27
  • Richmond Lane
  • Williams Avenue, 66

Streets Impacted on Groton Side of Mystic

The water main cleaning on Groton side of Mystic will take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16. The streets in Mystic that will be affected by Wednesday’s water main cleaning are:                      

  • Allyn Street, 1 - 31
  • Bay View Avenue
  • Burrows Street
  • Capstan Avenue
  • Clipper Court
  • Edgecomb Street
  • Elm Street
  • High Meadow Lane
  • Ice House Road
  • Irving Street
  • Island View Avenue
  • Judson Avenue, 1 - 210
  • Lapstrake Court
  • Library Street Extension
  • Library Street
  • Misty View Avenue
  • New London Road (Route 1), 1 - 92, 188F and 188R
  • Ocean View Avenue
  • Old Evarts Lane
  • Overlook Avenue
  • Pequot Avenue
  • Prospect Street
  • Scott Lane
  • Topsail Lane
  • Walter Fish Avenue
  • Wilber Street
  • Windwood Way 

Questions may be directed to Aquarion’s Customer Service Department at 1-800-732-9678.


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