Cold weather is causing major water line
In the last 24 hours, city of Tulsa crews responded to more
than 20 water line breaks, and Green Country hasn't even seen the
coldest of temperatures yet.
Many Brookside businesses were closed or could not complete
work because of no water Monday.
Many local plumbers report record amounts of calls as well.
Experts say, always remove garden hoses from the spout.
Remove items from underneath pipes, especially pipes close to
outer walls. This makes it easier for heat to get to the
pipes. Also, keep the water moving.
"It's the biggest misconception out there, is people always
hear, leave the faucets dripping. The water has got to be
running, a drip will freeze," said Tulsa Plumber Markwayne Mullin.
Mullin says his plumbing company hasn't seen this many frozen
pipe problems since 1996.
There were more than 40 calls for help from manufactured home
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