FOXBORO — The water department will be flushing mains beginning Monday as a water quality measure. An announcement said flushing will take place 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weather permitting.

Flushing will begin by the Ashcroft Lane booster station and continue around Gillette Stadium and down Route 1 towards Main Street. The water department web page will have updated maps showing areas to be flushed.

Officials said the flushing could result in some temporary discoloration of water or loss of pressure and advised caution when using filtering systems, washing machines or dishwashers.

For information call 508 543-1209.

Rick Foster can be reached at 508-236-0360.

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