BELFAST WATER DISTRICT
FIRE HYDRANT AND WATER MAIN FLUSHING
The Belfast Water District will be
flushing hydrants beginning May 9, 2022, and will continue this work over the
summer months. This work is necessary to ensure the hydrants' proper operation
and to draw water through the water mains at a faster than normal rate to remove
any iron sediment in the pipes.
You may experience fluctuations in pressure and/or discolored water during the
flushing operations. The condition is temporary and does not pose a health
Run your cold-water tap until it clears.
During periods of discoloration, postpone washing clothes and limit your use of
hot water until the cold water clears.
We will attempt to schedule flushing in a manner that minimizes customer
For more information, call 338-1200 between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
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Welcome to the Belfast Water District
The Belfast Water District is a quasi-municipal water utility providing public
drinking water and fire protection to the inhabitants of Belfast and the
community of Northport Village Corporation.
Belfast Water District Charter
The goal of the Districtís Board of Trustees, Superintendent and personnel is to
supply its customers with safe water for domestic, municipal and manufacturing
purposes and provide reliable and dependable service for fire protection. We
operate the water system in a manner that protects the quality as well as the
quantity of the water supply. The District strives to maintain this goal by
strict management of the lands and resources as well as operating the
distribution system according to the prescribed guidelines set forth by the
State of Maine Drinking Water Program and Federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
We are an equal opportunity employer and service provider.