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Press Release

Run Water Alert

Release date: 2/26/2014

The City of Farmington is experiencing unusual cold weather conditions. To reduce the risk of a water service freeze up ALL residents and businesses are urged to allow a continuous slow flow of water from a faucet into a properly functioning drain. This continuous flow will reduce the risk of a potential water service freeze up.

Water Department crews have experienced frost exceeding the depth of 48"  in yard areas. Under the roadway frost could be 72" or more. Most water Services to homes and businesses are buried 66".

If a water service becomes frozen there is a potential of no water could be provided to that location until the extreme cold subsides.

Thank you
Charles Eudy
City of Farmington
Superintendent of Public Services



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