Homeowners sometimes need to deal with frozen pipes during cold stretches like we’re currently seeing throughout the Philadelphia area.
As 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, thousands of customers are affected and if they don’t take action, their water service may be cut off.
Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department fixed a water main break Sunday morning after it burst Saturday afternoon in Center City’s shopping district. But some streets are not expected to reopen until later this week.
A spokeswoman says hot weather is bad for larger pipes while cold weather is tough for smaller pipes to handle.
The Philadelphia Water Department says it’s seen water usage go up every day since July started.
Louise Lorino says she complained to the Philadelphia Water Department about the constant flow of water, bubbling up from the ground at Edgemont and Ontario Streets in Port Richmond.
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