Rural Blog: American Water offers tips to avoid frozen pipes as frigid temps grip much of the nation

The nearly nationwide cold snap is expected to continue for a week or so, increasing chances that household pipes might freeze, and in some cases burst. Here are some tips from¬†American Water, the nation’s main for-profit water company, on how to prevent and deal with frozen pipes, which usually occur in areas such as crawl spaces or along the outside walls where unprotected plumbing is more...