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How to Flush Pipes in a Home


(WVVA)- The water ban is lifted for some areas of the nine counties effected by the chemical spill. To start using the water all families have to do is flush their plumbing system.

After speaking with an expert and reading the PDF file provided by West Virginia American Water it's a timely but simple task.

The most important thing Rick Johnson, Foreman for Lewisburg Public Works, says to do is, "Drain the hot water heater first."

After it has drained, refilled and drained again you move onto the plumbing system, Appliances and faucets.

To read the document provided go to: and click "How to Flush Your Plumbing System."

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