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Cold Weather is on the Way!

A few items to add to your freezing weather checklist: 

  • Locate & learn how to operate your water shut off
  • Keep cold air out 
  • Insulate pipes & hoses where exposed to cold air (porches, garage, barns, etc.) 
  • If a freeze is coming, insulate your meter box with old blankets, towels, etc.
  • Turn off outside faucets, turn off & drain sprinkler systems
  • If you plan to be away during a possible freeze, turn off your water meter & set your thermostat at a minimum of 65 degrees
  • Leave faucets dripping only if you suspect pipes may freeze - If possible, capture the water for future use
  • If you experience a power outage for 24 hours or more, stop dripping faucets & turn off your water at the meter box