Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

With freezing temperatures in the forecast starting Thursday, it’s time for a quick chemistry lesson. Water expands on freezing, so water left in sprinkler systems can freeze, expand the pipe, and bam – you have a big, messy water leak. But if you take the appropriate precautions in advance, you can protect your water pipes and irrigation systems – and avoid the muddy mess.  Continue reading Take the appropriate steps to protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather

Sewer line smoke testing starts Monday in area north of Harvey Mitchell Parkway

Sewer line smoke testing starts Monday in area north of Harvey Mitchell Parkway

College Station Water Services will conduct routine smoke testing next week to evaluate the condition of wastewater lines in the area bounded by Harvey Mitchell Parkway, Wellborn Road, Texas Avenue, and Southwest Parkway. The testing will occur between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will extend into the following week if needed. Continue reading Sewer line smoke testing starts Monday in area north of Harvey Mitchell Parkway

5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

Summer marks peak landscape irrigation season, so it’s a perfect time for Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign that promotes efficient water use. Here are five simple ways you can help conserve our precious water resources and maybe even save a few dollars in the process.  Continue reading 5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape

Smoke testing set next week in area bounded by Holleman, SW Parkway, Texas, and Wellborn Road

Smoke testing set next week in area bounded by Holleman, SW Parkway, Texas, and Wellborn Road

College Station Water Services will conduct routine smoke testing next week to evaluate the condition of wastewater lines in the area bounded by Holleman Drive, Wellborn Road, Southwest Parkway, and Texas Avenue. The testing will occur between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. It will extend into the following week if needed. Continue reading Smoke testing set next week in area bounded by Holleman, SW Parkway, Texas, and Wellborn Road