(PHOTO: Work crew fixing a water main leak reported by MyRye.com reader Bob Zahm last week.)
Frigid weather can cause an increase in water main breaks. If you see or hear water leaking from fire hydrants, meters, catch basins, vacant homes or on street surfaces, please contact your water company immediately. Early reporting can help prevent street or property damage or hazardous icing conditions.
SUEZ 877-266-9101, Westchester Joint Water Works 914-698-3500.
Please clear any snow around fire hydrants near your property. This step will help firefighters locate hydrants immediately. Saving precious minutes in an emergency can save lives and property.
To help the Water Companies respond quickly please provide as much information as you can about the location of the leak. You can also help by reporting any damage or leaks to fire hydrants so you’re Water Company can make prompt repairs.