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At Franklin County Rural Water District 1, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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Meter Freeze Protection

January 02, 2018

At the onset of cold weather, protect your meter from freezing by covering the meter with some type of insulation; an unopened bag of mulch or potting soil, bale of hay/straw, or an inverted oil pan works well.  DO NOT fill the meter pit with any type of insulating material or place solid items made of thick metal or wood over the meter.

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Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

Are you drinking enough Water this Winter?

February 01, 2018

Chapped lips? Dry skin? Headaches? Nosebleeds? Dry cough? Fatigue?

These are all signs that you might not be getting enough water this winter. In the summer, when you’re hot and sweaty, your body keeps reminding you that you’re thirsty and NEED water. But in the winter, when you’re cold and shivering, it’s all-too-easy to neglect hydration. Your body doesn’t feel as thirsty, and it’s much harder to recognize that you haven’t been drinking much water. That’s why you have to consciously remember to drink enough water in the winter, when the air is dry and the heater is working overtime. 

 

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