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Water main breaks come with the winter weather


January 11, 2017

Havre Daily News staff

With very cold weather — especially with alternating warmer weather — coming into north-central Montana this winter, people have been, and likely will continue to, experience water main breaks in the area.

Havre Public Works provided some information to explain what happens in a water main break, what people might notice and who they should contact if their main breaks:

What is a water main break?

A water main is an underground pipe that delivers water to the customer’s service pipe. In residential areas it usually runs under the street. If a hole or crack...

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