People urged to keep water thawed in service lines


Last updated 12/28/2021 at 9:22am

Press release

Every winter, the Havre city government receives several reports of water service lines freezing during the cold weather.

In an effort to prevent the costly and sometimes futile expense to the homeowner attempting to thaw the frozen service line, the Havre water department has the following suggestions.

Even though a small additional cost to the homeowner may be involved, it is worthwhile to leave a small — pencil-sized — stream of water from an open faucet running at all times to prevent a service line freeze up.

It is also suggested that the main sewer vent pipe outl...

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