City engineers are beginning mixing "free" chlorine into the city's water supply starting Monday. Already, the 12-hour burnout process has begun in preparation of putting straight chlorine into the water.
The "free" chlorine will be put into the city's water supply for four weeks to remove bacteria built up in water pipes throughout the city. Unlike the diluted mixture engineers use almost year-round, "free" chlorine is pure chlorine and targets bacteria build up caused by low pressure in the city's water supply.
This annual process removes bacteria in city pipes which is caused by low water pressure.
To read our previous coverage on this story, click here.