Reminders to help prevent frozen water pipes

Avoid frozen and burst pipes

With temperatures now dipping lower, one of the things you need to watch for in your home is frozen water pipes. To prevent water service lines from freezing, consider taking the following actions: Leave a faucet slowly dripping to keep water flowing through the pipe. If water is flowing through the pipe, it is less likely to freeze. The water can be captured in a bucket and used for other purposes around the home like watering plants and washing dishes. Open under-sink cabinets to allow warm air to circulate near…

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Safe Drinking Water: Excellence in Water Treatment Continues

The Champlain Water District has been awarded the 2015 “Best of the Best” Taste Test award in North America by the American Water Works Association.  For the 16th year in a row, CWD’s Peter L. Jacob Water Treatment Facility maintained the highest degree of treatment process optimization and has been recognized for maintaining this elite “Excellence in Water Treatment” status. Recently, your water has received the following recognition: 2015 & 2016 — Best surface water and best overall at the Vermont Rural Water Association Taste Competition 2015—“The People’s Choice –…

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