Iowa American Water reminds homeowners to take steps to prevent frozen pipes inside and outside of their homes. As a result of the continued bitterly-cold winter weather, the company says customer inquiries related to service disruptions due to frozen pipes have increased significantly. In fact, in a typical winter, the company may see a few frozen service lines over the course of the season. This year, numbers of frozen service lines are unusually high. In the Company’s Clinton District, well over a hundred service lines have frozen leaving customers without water until the line can be thawed or the service line repaired by a plumber.
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From one of the Pittsburgh media outlets that have given KROS RADIO permission to quote thier stories on the on-going investigation to the deaths of the Wolfe sisters – who are originally from Clinton.
This newscast includes stories on the city updating decades old drug and alcohol testing policies, Camanche Council reverses a decision to implement a franchise fee and will use their budget reserves to cover the revenue shortfall and more-give it listen
Monday’s snowfall total 4.2 inches measured by Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess He said that made February’s total – so far- to 14.5 inches. Blaess says that makes this month the 11th snowiest February since the record started in 1888.
A six degrees below zero reading on Saturday made the 30th day this winter season of zero or below weather according to Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess. He says that is the most since there were 31 days in the winter of 1978-79. He also said it is the 12th most zero or below days since 1892-93 winter season. » Read more..