With freezing temperatures expected later this week and through the weekend, now is the time to take appropriate precautions to protect your home and family. Continue reading Take the appropriate steps now to protect your pipes before this week’s freezing weather arrives
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
With sustained freezing temperatures in our forecast, it’s time for a quick chemistry lesson. Water expands when freezing, so any water left in pipes such as sprinkler systems can freeze, expand, and — POW! — create a big, messy water leak. With that in mind, College Station Water Services has some precautions to help protect your water pipes and irrigation system. Continue reading Protect your pipes now before the freeze hits
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.
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: Continue reading “10 ways to protect your water pipes and irrigation system in freezing weather”