Avoid burst pipes this winter

LOOK after your plumbing as the cold weather takes a grip this winter — this is the advice being given to Hucknall and Bulwell residents.

As the temperatures begin to drop, Severn Trent Water is gearing up for what could be a very busy cold season.

Now is the time when pipes can leak and burst as extreme temperatures cause chaos for home-owners.

“Colder weather can wreak havoc on household water pipes and many of our customers may not realise that Severn Trent is only responsible for the water mains and service pipes in the public highway,” said Noel Doyle, of Severn Trent.

For a top list of tips to help prevent burst pipes, visit www.stwater.co.uk/winter.