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Boulder residents ordered to flush water lines due to cloudy water

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Posted at 10:56 PM, Sep 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-20 00:56:49-04

BOULDER, Colo. – Residents are being asked to run their water to flush sediment showing up in drinking water lines Friday night.

The city of Boulder says its crews are flushing their lines as well, and blamed the sediment on construction that happened Monday at the Betasso Water Treatment Facility.

The city says that if water fails to clear, residents should wait 30 minutes and try flushing again. They are advised not to drink the water until it is clear.

The city said some people in southeast Boulder may also see brown-ish water – a separate issue caused by a faulty control valve.

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