Water department offers tips on keeping pipes working

Water department offers tips on keeping pipes working
Water department offers tips on keeping pipes working

Water department offers tips on keeping pipes working

During the cold weather months, the standard advice still applies to keep your water running: run a trickle to keep the pipes from freezing. As Chicago faces its lowest temperatures this winter, Chicago Dept. of Water Management Commissioner Thomas H. Powers offers some other tips to ensure you can still use water at home and work. (Flickr/Sarah Richter)