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Handy tips for successfully navigating freezing weather

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With freezing weather hitting town later today, we wanted to remind you of some of the problems freezing weather typically causes in our area. Previous cold spells we’ve had this winter caused significant damage to irrigation systems and exposed pipes, as well as power outages. In addition, runoff from sprinkler systems that hadn’t been turned off caused black ice in some areas and created hazardous driving conditions.

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10 ways to protect your water pipes and irrigation system in freezing weather

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Photo by Nick Bair (Creative Commons)

With overnight low temperatures forecasted in the 28-31 degree range for much of the coming week, College Station Water Services offers these precautions to help you protect your water pipes and irrigation systems from freezing temperatures: (more…)