Laura Copeland

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Tips For Avoiding Frozen Pipes In Cold Weather

Homeowners sometimes need to deal with frozen pipes during cold stretches like we’re currently seeing throughout the Philadelphia area.


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3 On Your Side: Huge Water Bills Result From Faulty Readings

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.


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Water Main Breaks Closes Streets In Rittenhouse Square Shopping District

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 48-inch main burst Wednesday, flooding streets near Front and Tacony. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Water Department Blames Hot Weather For Recent Main Breaks

A spokeswoman says hot weather is bad for larger pipes while cold weather is tough for smaller pipes to handle.



Philadelphia Water Department Sees Surge In Usage

The Philadelphia Water Department says it’s seen water usage go up every day since July started.


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Cold Weather To Blame For Water Department Woes

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.



Philadelphia Water Department Needs ‘Spokesdogs’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia’s looking for a couple good dogs to help raise awareness of a messy problem. There are only a few more days to sign up your pooch. The city water department is […]