Seasonal Water & Sewer Tips: Winter
Winter Water & Sewer Tips
Winter brings with it extreme cold temperatures and with low temperatures come frozen pipes.
Each winter the St. Charles Water Division answers dozens of calls for frozen pipes. These calls range from simply no water, to commercial fire services that have burst and are leaking upwards of 2000 gallons per minute. Although it does happen rarely, virtually none of these calls are due to the City's pipes being frozen.
That being said, here are some simple steps you can take to avoid this happening on your premises.