The Big Bear Lake DWP has had EIGHTEEN broken pipe house calls in THREE DAYS! Every winter the Department has the unfortunate task of informing homeowners they have a burst pipe or broken irrigation system, usually the result of winter freezing temperatures. This is a good time to remind you to be water wise and winterize by taking the following precautions against the … [Read more...] about Frozen Pipes Burst Around Big Bear Valley
Big Bear Lake, CA, January 18, 2013 - With the recent extreme temperatures in Big Bear Valley, the Department of Water and Power wants to remind homeowners to winterize their homes. To avoid leaking or bursting pipes, the DWP reminds valley residents to drain your pipes in the winter months when you will be away from your residence for an extended time. Winterizing will help … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget To Winterize
Big Bear, Ca, December 20, 2011, 3:00pm - With the holidays upon us, and many second homeowners returning to their mountain getaways, or mountain residents leaving the valley to spend the holidays with family, the Department of Water and Power wants to remind homeowners to winterize their homes. To avoid leaking or bursting pipes, the DWP reminds valley residents to drain your … [Read more...] about Leaving Town For The Holidays? Winterize!
Big Bear Lake, CA, October 21, 2011, noon - The Big Bear Lake Department of Water wants you to remember when temperatures drop, water freezes, and your pipes just can’t deal with the pressure. That’s when they reach the breaking point. In fact, pipes don’t always burst or break during a winter freeze, instead the water finds a weak point in the system, that could be a valve, a … [Read more...] about Winterize: Avoid Reaching The Breaking Point
Big Bear, Ca, September 29, 2011, 3:00pm - With the fall season in the air, the City of Big Bear Lake would like to remind you to prepare your homes for the winter months. Residents of the City of Big Bear Lake can purchase snow poles at the city offices. Snow Poles are beneficial to home owners and renters to mark where their drive way is for berm reduction after the plows … [Read more...] about Fall Is In The Air – Time To Think About Winterizing Your Home