All water customers in the Town of Broadview are hereby asked to starting running a stream of water immediately to prevent frozen private water lines. The stream of water running from the faucet should be approximately the thickness of a pencil - quarter inch or (5mm) in diameter.
The water need to be left running constantly -- do not shut off the faucet when the temperatures warm up during the day, The Town will inform customers when the flow of water can be safely shut off. Warmer temperatures typically mean that frost levels will go deeper in the earth's surface. Utility bills will be adjusted to take into consideration the extra water usage and customers will not be charged for the extra usage.