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  • Protect your pipes during cold weather

    Published: November 21, 2014

    BALTIMORE, MD (November 21, 2014) – Baltimore weather has turned cold and will become even colder as winter advances on the region. Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds customers of the threat to water infrastructure due to extended cold, or even repeated freeze/thaw cycles.    Water mains and water meters can freeze when the temperature remains below 25 degrees for extended periods of time. That can pose a threat to water service, as can temperatures that dip in and out of freezing, which causes the ground to buckle and somet...

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