Leave water trickling to avoid freezing

0 Shawville and Petawawa residents advised to take precautions in cold weather
March 3, 2015 at 12:11 pm  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

The Municipality of Shawville is advising residents that they are currently experiencing an increased risk of interruption in water service due to freezing in the water pipes.

Much like the advisory last week for Petawawa residents, Shawville residents have been asked to also leave one cold water tap running at a trickle at ALL times.

The Municipality says that the trickle should be as thick as a drinking straw and also ensure that water is draining at all times.

To clarify: if you have a septic system and use town water, you are NOT to run a continuous steam of water directly into your septic tank. The frozen water advisory applies to residents on municipal water AND sewer.

For more information you can contact the Municipality of Shawville at 819-647-2979 or the Town of Petawawa at

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