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Prevent Frozen Water Pipes and Water Meters

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The money-saving suggestions in this brochure may help you avoid a bill for damaged pipes or a water meter, and charges for plumbing work.

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wikiHow - How to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

Frozen water pipes are inconvenient and costly to repair. Here are some step-by-step tips to both prevent frozen pipes and thaw those that are already frozen.

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Water Mains Replacement and Maintenance

Why do water mains break more frequently in cold weather? Learn more about our 2,000 miles of mains. Laid end to end, they'd stretch from Milwaukee to Seattle.

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Zeidler Municipal Building
841 N. Broadway, Room 406
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Open Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mailing address: P.O. Box 3268, Milwaukee, WI 53201-3268


 (414) 286-2830

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 (414) 286-8801


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