The City of Jackson Water Dept. begins its Spring fire hydrant flushing program today. Flushing will start in the Southwest portion of the city and finish in the Northeast, over about a three week period. Residents are advised not to wash clothing while flushing is going on in your neighborhood, check the color of the water before doing laundry. Motorist also advised to use extra caution when you driving through an open hydrant, and look for children.