Brattleboro DPW – Downtown Water Leak

Yesterday large water leak in Downtown Brattleboro caused a considerable amountof damage to sidewalk and traffic island at the intersection of Main Street and High Street. Water service and electrical power were turned off for several hours until Utilities Crews contained the leak. The Utilities Crew finished the emergency repair around three o’clock this morning.

The crew discovered a broken sprinkler valve to 167 Main Street was the cause of the leak. The Utilities Division estimates approximately 160,000 gallons of water was discharge from the broken sprinkler valve.


Brattleboro Water Main Flushing Schedule

WATER MAIN FLUSHING TO START

Utilities Division crews will start Spring Flushing of the Town water mains on Thursday April 26, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. and continue through Saturday, May 12, 2018

NOTE: Some daytime flushing will continue throughout the weeks of May 14 and 21

Customers are asked to check the flushing schedule closely as flushing causes water discoloration, low water pressure and in some areas, intervals of no water.

Please note that water main flushing will occur at night and during the day.