Has Your Building Been Closed for a Weeks? Flush the Water Pipes.
If your building or facility has been closed or idle for weeks, Des Moines Water Works encourages you to follow these five easy steps to flush your water lines. Flushing your water lines is an easy way to help maintain water quality by moving the older water out of the pipes, allowing fresh water into your facility. Remember: After water flows through the meter on your business, building owners are responsible for maintaining water quality. See attached flyer for steps and more information.