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Nanaimo sees snow and cold leading to pipe ruptures and mail delivery delays

Residents of Nanaimo and the surrounding area had to dig out driveways again this morning after more than 10 centimeters of snow blanketed the area. “It’s been good. I wanted to get there before the rain, they say in a few days. It’s still nice and light so far,” said Andrew Hawkes, a Nanaimo resident. […]

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A network of pipes and blowers tames toxic gases under Cesar Chavez Park

The torch station on the east side of Cesar Chavez Park, October 2021. Credit: Kelly Sullivan With stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the San Francisco skyline, few visitors who lead their dogs or fly their kites in Cesar Chavez Historical Park may never even notice the small tower from the side. […]

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Calgary restaurants, bars with burst pipes, cold flooding

Breadcrumb Links Small business News Local news Local company Business “It just seems like every time you gain momentum something knocks you over, between the new restrictions that were given to you last week and now this.” Author of the article: Josh aldrich Kevin Warner, deputy general manager of the Unicorn Pub on Stephen Ave […]

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Victoria plumbers inundated with calls over frozen pipes

Breadcrumb Links News Local news Advice from a plumber: disconnect hoses from outdoor faucets, make sure the water to these faucets is turned off Author of the article: Louise dickson • Victoria Times Colonist Frozen pipes are never a DIY project, experts say. Homeowners should immediately contact a licensed plumber if they suspect their pipes […]

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How to keep pipes from freezing during the cold snap in Kamloops, Okanagan

Cold temperatures freeze pipes in Kamloops and Okanagan homes. Image Credit: SUBMIT / Facebook Many residents of the interior are grappling with frozen pipes as temperatures have fallen below -20 Celsius in recent days. There are some simple steps you can take to prevent this from happening in your home during this cold snap. James […]

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Calgary cold snap causes frozen pipes, long AMA wait times, spike in EMS calls

A freezing, record-breaking cold spell caused problems for many Calgarians, such as burst pipes, long wait times for battery boost, and increased risk of frostbite. At 5 p.m. on Monday, wind chill values ​​were around -43 in the city. Cold temperatures prompted the Alberta Energy System Operator to issue a emergency alert level 2 Monday […]

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Tips for preventing pipes from freezing when temperatures hit record highs

READ MORE Snow days 2021 The freezing cold that gripped western Washington and dumped several inches of snow in the city is expected to persist. Expand all As local plumbers rush to fix cracked pipes in cold weather in the western Washington area, they are also sharing tips on how to prevent damage. “Dangerously cold […]

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It’s the season of frozen pipes

Its frozen pipe season in Park City, UT. Photo: Emily Witham PARK CITY, Utah – Frozen pipes can be a problem that can prevent costly damage throughout the season. The government agency that oversees Utah counties has the following helpful tips and tricks. Water has a unique property in that it expands when it freezes. […]

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Cold temperatures could freeze pipes | News Radio 1190 KEX

The Portland Water Bureau teams are getting ready for winter. Maintenance and construction crews are ready to respond to emergencies, including water line failures, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In Portland, water lines tend to break in cold weather. Cold water can weaken the pipes. Cold air can freeze and thaw the […]

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Protect the pipes now from winter frost later

Don’t let your guard down over the forecast for a warmer, drier winter in New Mexico. The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utilities Authority reminds residents that it is always important to protect home pipes and sprinkler systems from damage caused by ice. Investing a relatively small amount of effort now in preparation can save time […]