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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem

Water expands as it freezes This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes No matter the “strength” of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to rupture and break Pipes that freeze most frequently are those that are exposed to severe cold, like outdoor hose bibs, swimming pool supply lines, water sprinkler lines and water supply pipes in unheated interior areas like basements and crawl spaces, attics, garages or kitchen cabinets Pipes that run against exterior walls that have little or no insulation are also subject to

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Water and Sewer Questions

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My water is rusty or red What should I do?

Occasionally sediment is stirred up in the water mains as a result of a heavy demand (firefighting, for example) or as a result of normal main flushing by the Water and Sewer Customer Service The water coming out of our tap has been treated and disinfected as usual, but it picked up iron (rust) along the way to your home or business It is best not to do laundry until the water clears since clothes can be stained by the iron in the water If

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