West Ascension water services urge preparation for cold weather


Officials with Parish Utilities of Ascension and ACUD #1 are urging their water customers, serving the city of Donaldsonville and unincorporated West Ascension, and everyone, to prepare for the expected freezing temperatures in the coming days.
According to the National Weather Service, low temperatures in Ascension Parish are
expected to be in the upper 20s overnight Wednesday and in the lower 30s overnight
Customers are urged to protect exposed pipes and are asked to help to conserve water by not running faucets beyond a slow drip during freezing times. People also are encouraged to check on their neighbors, particularly the elderly and shut-in.
Remember the five “Ps” -- Protect People, Pets, Pipes, and Plants.
Water towers are full and Utilities Department crews are on full alert.
Watch for signs of water leaks and report them by calling the emergency line at 225-450-1078.

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