New Jersey American Water Offers Cold Weather Tips To Prevent Freezing Pipes
November 08, 2010 at 15:08 PM EST
As the falling leaves signal falling temperatures, New Jersey American Water reminds homeowners to protect their pipes from frigid winter weather to prevent costly plumbing repairs.
“New Jersey American Water encourages home owners to take special care to insulate their pipes from freezing weather to avoid property damage, “ said John Bigelow, president of New Jersey American Water. “By weatherproofing your home, you can save money on your winter energy bills and guard against potential breaks and leaks in your indoor plumbing. Just a few precautionary steps can save you major headaches in the long run.”
New Jersey American Water encourages its customers to take the following precautions to reduce the risk of freezing pipes that can burst.
Before cold weather sets in:
When temperatures fall below zero:
If your pipes freeze:
When you are away:
More cold weather tips can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com.
New Jersey American Water, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.5 million people. Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs more than 7,000 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to approximately 16 million people in 35 states, as well as Ontario and Manitoba, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.