Why is water coming out of a fire hydrant?

Water may be coming out of a fire hydrant because of hydrant flushing efforts. The City of Plano flushes water to prevent bacteria build up in specific areas of the water supply, keeping it safe for residents.

Watch this video to learn about hydrant flushing.

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1. Why is water coming out of a fire hydrant?
2. Can my irrigation controller be set to every other week watering?
3. Is hydrant flushing the only way to flush water?
4. When can I water my lawn?
5. Who do I contact about my water bill?
6. How can I report someone watering at the wrong time?
7. How can I report water waste or a water leak at a City facility?