Additional Service Cancellations
Published: January 21, 2014
BALTIMORE, MD (January 21, 2014) - Public Works Director Alfred H. Foxx reminds everyone that pipes and utility meters can freeze when the temperature remains below 25 degrees for extended periods of time. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works offers the following tips to help protect water lines during periods of cold weather:
Let a thin stream of cold water run from a basement faucet. The stream should be a continuous flow, about the thickness of a pencil lead. This water can be caught in a bucket and used later as laundry or dish water.
If your pipe is frozen, ge...
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