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Water Main Break May Cause Discolored Water

Nov 30, 2022

The City of Norfolk experienced a water main break on Benjamin Avenue Tuesday night. Due to the break you may experience discolored water. The water is bacteria free and safe for use.  

City staff will be flushing hydrants in affected areas Wednesday, November 30. Please contact the Water Division, 402-844-2210, if you experience any discolored water. 

Sprinkler System Notice

Oct 13, 2022

With seasonal change comes blowing out your sprinkler systems.  The Norfolk Water Division wants to remind residents it’s important to close the water supply valve to the sprinklers before blowing air into the system.  

If the valve is not closed, air will be blown into the city water main. This will cause dirty water and possible water main breaks, which is costly to the City.  If any questions,…

Hydrant Flushing New Areas

May 20, 2022

The Norfolk Water Division has begun their annual water main flushing program on April 18. Flushing will continue during the day beginning at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m.

Flushing will begin Monday morning and conclude Friday afternoon. It’s estimated the flushing program will be completed by May 27. The Norfolk Water Division is asking that the public refrain from parking near…

Hydrant Flushing Fourth Week

May 12, 2022

The Norfolk Water Division began its annual water main flushing program on April 18. Flushing will continue during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 p.m. and concluding at 6:30 a.m. the following day.

Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning. No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings. It is estimated that the flushing program…

Hydrant Flushing in Third Week

May 05, 2022

The Norfolk Water Division began its annual water main flushing program on April 18. Flushing will continue during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 p.m. and concluding at 6:30 a.m. the following day.

Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning. No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings. It is estimated that the flushing program…

Hydrant Flushing Continues

Apr 22, 2022

The Norfolk Water Division began its annual water main flushing program on April 18.Flushing will continue during the evening and overnight hours beginning at 8:30 p.m. and concluding at 6:30 a.m. the following day.

Flushing will begin Sunday evening and conclude Thursday morning. No flushing will be performed on Thursday, Friday or Saturday evenings. It is estimated that the flushing program…

Hydrant Flushing to Begin

Apr 14, 2022

The Norfolk Water Division will begin their annual water main flushing program on April 18th 2022. Flushing will be done during the day beginning at 8:00 AM and concluding at 4:30 PM.  Flushing will begin Monday Morning and conclude Friday afternoon.  It is estimated that the flushing program will be completed by May 27th 2022. The Norfolk Water Division is asking that the public refrain from parking…

Spring Sprinkler City Code

Apr 06, 2022

According to the National Weather Service, Norfolk is experiencing the driest year over the past 128 years.  January was the second driest January with precipitation .59 below normal.  February was the fifth driest February with precipitation .71 below normal. The yearly precipitation for 2021was 1.35 inches below normal. The recent drought report from the National Weather Service has Norfolk listed…

Roberts named next Water and Sewer Director

Mar 21, 2022

The City of Norfolk is pleased to announce that Chad Roberts has been selected as the next Water and Sewer Director. 

Roberts has worked for the Norfolk Water Division for nearly 25 years. Starting out as a Water Plant Operator, he also served as a Water Utility Worker before being promoted to Treatment…