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Winter Weather

winter weatherWinter weather in Kane County can bring extreme cold temperatures, snow, ice, and other hazards. 

The City of St. Charles provides safety, preparedness and seasonal services information to help you weather the winter.

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.