Tag: frozen pipes

Cold Weather Is Here — Protect Those Pipes and Meters From Freezing!

All the water meters in the picture above needed to be replaced because they froze. With more cold weather on the way, it’s important to protect your pipes and meters.   With just a little over a month before the official start of winter (Dec. 21), we’re already seeing temperatures that seem to indicate the…

Are your pipes and water meter protected from freezing?

It’s been a chilly fall so far, with multiple freeze and frost warnings. If you haven’t already, it’s time to winterize the house, protect those pipes and wrap that meter — before temperatures drop any lower. Remember that while Lehigh County Authority owns the meter, the water customer is responsible for protecting it. If the water…

Cold weather is on the way — winterize now and protect those pipes!

Temperatures are dropping and the official start to winter is about two weeks away — if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to winterize the house, protect those pipes and wrap that meter. Before the big chill hits, check your house to make sure your water meter and any water lines that are in…

Snow no! Winter multiplied Central New York’s water line woes

Parts of the northeast were hit with one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record this year, and in Central New York, it’s taken a serious toll on the water infrastructure — so much so that many residents had to resort to using melted snow to flush toilets. It’s been so tough on pipes that…

Don’t forget fire hydrants when you clear snow

Old Man Winter’s here in full force, and boy, does he seem grumpy this year. Snow, ice and frigid temps seem like an almost daily occurance — and there’s more on the way. While shoveling snow is not likely at the top of anyone’s list of fun things to do, it’s a necessary chore. We’d…

Take steps to ensure your water meter is protected from cold weather

Have you checked on your water meter lately? With freezing temperatures not far off, it’s a good time to ensure your meter is protected not just from cold temperatures, but also from the elements. Remember that while Lehigh County Authority owns the meter, the water customer is responsible for protecting it. If the water meter…