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City of Columbia Cold Weather Tips for Pipes

6:02 PM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
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Columbia (WLTX)  With temperatures likely to dip below freezing  the City of Columbia reminds its water customers to take precautions to protect your pipes.

Inside:
- Leave your faucets dripping.

Outside:
- Disconnect any hoses or lines from your outside spigots.
- Turn OFF all outside spigots.
- Cover all outside spigots with blankets or insulated covers. These covers can be found at most hardware stores.

By taking these few simple steps, you may be able to prevent the hassle and mess of a broken water line at home!

If you have any questions you can contact the City of Columbia department of Utilities and Engineering at 545-3400.  You can also call the City of Columbia's Customer Care Center 545-3300.  

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