Operation Spring Clean

Operation Spring Clean

Kids raising their water glasses

"Operation Spring Clean," a preventive maintenance program to ensure that GUC customers continue to receive high quality water begins on March 19th and will continue through June 16th. During the 13-week program, all 629 miles of GUC's water distribution system will be cleaned. The program involves opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short time.

"To minimize inconvenience to customers, cleaning will be conducted Sunday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.," said Randy Emory, GUC's Director of Water Resources. "Water service will not be interrupted because of Operation Spring Clean; however, we advise customers to avoid using water (if possible) when their lines are being cleaned. Although there is no health risk, the cleaning process involves flushing the pipes with high velocities of water. As a result, water may be discolored for a short period of time. GUC advises customers to avoid washing clothes until the water is clear."

If you experience any air or discolored water in their water lines as a result of Operation Spring Clean, GUC recommends turning on the cold water faucet in the bathtub and running the water for 5 to 10 minutes.

To help customers plan for when their lines will be flushed, we have provided this interactive map. Click on your zone for dates. If you do not know which zone is yours, type in your address in the upper left corner of the page and hit the search icon.

In addition to the map and the list below, weekly notices, which include maps, will be published in the Daily Reflector. If you have questions, click here or call us at 551-1551.

Week 1- March 19-March 24
All areas NW of the Tar River and Memorial Dr. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
Click here for announcement published in The Daily Reflector.

Week 2- March 26-March 31
All areas NE of the Tar River extending from Greene St. and Memorial Dr. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 3- April 2 - April 7
All areas between Stantonsburg Rd. and Hwy. 43 to Greene St. and south of the Tar River.
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Week 4- April 9-April 14
All areas east of Greene St. between East Fifth and south of Tar River.
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Week 5- April 16-April 21
All areas between Dickinson Ave. and Stantonsburg Rd. to Evans St. and to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 6 – April 23 – April 28
All areas between Dickinson Ave. to Charles Blvd. and south to Greenville Blvd.
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Week 7- April 30 – May 5
All areas between Dickinson Ave. to Charles Blvd. and south to Greenville Blvd.
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Week 8- May 7 -May 12
All areas south of E. Fifth St. between Charles Blvd. to Greenville Blvd.
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Week 9- May 14-May 19
All areas from Greenville Blvd between 264Alt to Old Tar Rd. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 10- May 21-May 26
All areas from Greenville Blvd between 264Alt to Old Tar Rd. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 11- May 28- June 2
All areas from Greenville Blvd. between Old Tar Rd. to Charles Blvd. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 12 - June 4-June 9
All areas from Greenville Blvd. between Old Tar Rd. to Charles Blvd. to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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Week 13 - June 11 -June 16
All areas from Greenville Blvd. between Charles Blvd. to Hwy. 33 East to the end of Greenville Utilities’ water distribution system.
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