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OFFICIAL NOTICE WATER DIVISION

UNIDIRECTIONAL HYDRANT FLUSHING 

The Village of Oak Lawn Water Division has contracted M.E. Simpson to perform necessary and preventative maintenance of the distribution system to ensure proper operation.

Accumulated sediment in the water main and fire hydrants will be flushed during normal business hours

Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Beginning September 25th through September 26th 2017

While flushing is underway short temporary periods of low pressure and discolored water can be expected, but DOES NOT present a health hazard.

To restore clarity to your tap water use a faucet with the aerator removed, or use a laundry sink faucet without an aerator, and flow the cold water until it clears.

M.E. Simpson will give notification by placing signs in the parkways of the areas they are working in. Questions call Water Department 708-499-7747

                     Locations of system maintenance are:

                     95th Street to 99th Street, Nashville to Harlem.

                     Please refrain from doing Laundry during these times if Possible

 

Any questions regarding this Flush Program may be directed to the Water Division at 708-499-7747.

The Oak Lawn Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for insuring the safety of the citizens of our community. This is accomplished through code enforcement, conducting fire and life safety inspections, school inspections, reviewing and approving all fire suppression and detection equipment installations. We also offer a variety of program aimed at educating the public in fire/life safety. These programs include but are not limited to: 

 

1.  Grade School Fire Safety Programs Fire Prevention 1

2.  National Night Out

3.  Coloring Book Contest

4.  Career Night Presentation

5.  Senior Fire Safety 

6.  Fire Station Tours: Tours of the fire stations are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am – 4pm for groups of children with proper adult supervision, and are typically a half hour in duration. Tours must be scheduled in advance by calling 708-499-7700, or go to Fire Department Forms

7.  Home Fire Inspections: In a continuing effort to educate the public in fire safety measures, the Oak Lawn Fire Department offers home safety inspections by request to resident at no cost. Department personnel will visit your home to review your smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, heating devices, electrical cords and all exits to your home.

8. Block Parties: The department will send a fire engine to your block party (subject to availability). Requests must be scheduled in advance by calling 708-499-7700.

9. CPR Programs: The Fire Department does not conduct CPR programs at this time

Contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 708-499-7700 to schedule a program.

 

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