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Hamilton Water dealing with increase of frozen pipe reports

Due to the extreme cold weather, the City of Hamilton has experienced an increased number of residential frozen water pipes. Getty Images

Due to the extreme cold weather, the city of Hamilton has experienced an increased number of residential frozen water pipes.

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Within the last 24 hours, Hamilton Water has received close to 100 calls to report frozen pipes, the city says.

All frozen pipes appear to be related to conditions on private property: for example, unheated or uninsulated rooms, garages or crawlspaces within which water lines exist.

It says at the current time there is no risk for frozen services developing on the public portion of the water service.

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