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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 […]

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How to Avoid Freezing Truck Air Lines in Winter

Let’s talk about airlines — and no, I’m not talking about Delta or United. It’s that sometimes overlooked but important component of your truck, one that becomes especially vital to staying in good shape as winter approaches. The effects of winter weather conditions on the air lines can adversely affect the performance of the truck’s […]

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Prevent Frozen Pipes | TahoeDailyTribune.com

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif .– When dreaming of a white Christmas, don’t let frozen pipes ruin your vacation. To avoid damage and expense from frozen pipes, follow these tips. Wintering advice 1. Insulate exposed pipes or valves. 2. Seal holes and cracks in exterior walls, foundations and around pipes. 3. Locate the shut-off valve in […]

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Celestial Air reminds quick service restaurants to prioritize kitchen repairs

Quick service restaurants need to focus on data-driven preventive maintenance strategies. This critical change in operations allows a restaurant to stay ahead of a potentially costly outage. Paterson, United States – December 20, 2021 – During peak hours, the cold room stops cooling, the fryer breaks down, or the HVAC collapses. Rather than assisting the […]

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Lead pipes have contaminated water for decades. Biden’s new plan will replace them

It has been 35 years since Congress amended the Safe Drinking Water Act to ban the use of pipes that do not contain lead in the country’s water supply systems. But for decades, lead pipes and lead paint continued to impact millions of people in their homes, schools and daycares, contaminating drinking water and producing […]

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Harris unveils plan to replace lead pipes in the next 10 years: NPR

President Biden speaks at a Democratic National Committee holiday party Tuesday in Washington, while Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff listen. The Biden administration this week announced its action plan to replace the country’s lead pipes, which affects up to 10 million homes. Patrick Semansky / AP hide caption toggle legend Patrick […]

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White House unveils plan to replace lead pipes in US and set new water quality standards

1/5 Volunteers hand out crates of bottled water at town hall in Flint, Michigan on March 12, 2016. Residents of Flint turned to bottled water after the town’s drinking water ran out. was found to be contaminated with lead after the source was tipped over to the Flint River in 2014 File Photo by Molly […]