New Jersey American Water Urges Customers to Prepare Pipes for Winter Weather
December 03, 2018 at 12:32 PM EST
As winter quickly approaches and temperatures continue to fall, New Jersey American Water urges homeowners to take action now to protect their pipes from frigid winter weather and prevent costly plumbing repairs.
“The best strategy in combating the cold winter months is a proactive one,” said Tom Shroba, vice president of Operations for New Jersey American Water. “Taking preventive steps to winterize homes and learning how to properly maintain and conserve resources, particularly during the winter months, can help prevent pipes and meters from freezing in your home and causing larger problems in the long term.”
New Jersey American Water encourages its customers to take the following precautions to reduce the risk of freezing pipes that can burst.
Preparation Before Cold Weather Sets In:
When temperatures consistently fall below freezing
Avoid Costly Repairs
Report Leaking Pipes
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com. With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 7,100 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 45 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing.