World News: 17:10 GMT Friday 11th January 2019. [Missouri American Water via Businesswire via SPi World News]
With snow and winter storms in the forecast, Missouri American Water is advising homeowners to make sure their homes are prepared for winter weather. The company is providing tips to prevent frozen pipes.
Property owners in St. Louis are responsible for maintenance of the water service line running from the water main to the house, as well as any in-home piping, while in other parts of the state, the company owns the service line. Missouri American Water encourages residents to take the following precautions to reduce the risk of freezing and bursting pipes.
Before frigid weather sets in:
When temperatures are consistently at or below freezing:
Missouri American Water
Missouri American Water, a 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 1.5 million people.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 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. For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Business Wire: 17:10 GMT Friday 11th January 2019
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