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11 MARCH 2014 Ashebrooke Lane Water Outage Planned for Thursday
Clarksville Gas and Water has planned a water outage on Ashebrooke Lane on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. to replace a water valve. The water outage will also affect Longwood Lane, Longwood Court and Runnymeade Drive. Area residents may also experience low water pressure until 12:00 p.m. when the work is anticipated to be finished and water service restored.
The road will be passable.
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11 MARCH 2014 Clarksville Gas and Water Construction Work
Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews will be working in various areas of Clarksville today resulting in water outages and road closures.
Rhonda Court Water Outage - March 11, 2014
Clarksville Gas and Water construction workers have turned off water service on Rhonda Court from Ellie Nat Drive to the Fire Break Drive to replace a fire hydrant. The work is anticipated to be finished and water restored by approximately 11:00 a.m.
The road is open to traffic.
Claridge Drive Water Main Replacement - March 11-14, 2014
Clarksville Gas and Water construction crews are back on schedule today with water main replacement work on Claridge Drive. The road will be closed daily from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. through Friday, March 14, 2014.
Maple Lane will also be closed to traffic today from Rudolph Drive to East Porters Bluff Road until 3:00 p.m. Traffic will be detoured to Madison Street.
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10 MARCH 2014 Ashland City Road Water Outage Planned for Thursday
Clarksville Gas and Water has planned a water outage on a section of Ashland City Road (U.S. Highway 41A Bypass) from Glendale Drive to Seven Mile Ferry Road on Thursday at 8:00 a.m. for fire hydrant replacement work. Area residents may also experience low water pressure.
The work will take place near 1602 Ashland City Road where construction crews will close approximately 500 feet of the southbound lane to traffic. The road will remain passable by designating the center lane to southbound traffic.
Motorists are asked to practice caution and be alert to workers and equipment when approaching the work zone.
The fire hydrant replacement work is anticipated to be finished and water restored by approximately 12:00 p.m.
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3 JANUARY 2014 Cold Weather Precautions
Extreme cold temperatures are in the forecast and Gas and Water wishes to share a few important cold weather precautions that may be helpful to protect household water pipes from freezing.
• Identify, repair or caulk any avenue that allows the flow of outside air inside
• Close foundation air vents
• Unhook hoses from faucets and yard meters
• Identify any exposed piping or outside faucets that require insulation or heat tape to avoid freezing
• Open sink cabinet doors to allow heat to around pipes, especially those located on exterior walls
• A trickle of water from the faucet can help prevent pipes from freezing
• Winterize or protect backflow preventers
• Keep water meter lid closed
• Drain water from irrigation lines
• When away from home, set the thermostat no lower than 55°F and have someone check the home daily
• Know where the household water shut off valve is located in the event of a household water pipe leak
• Natural gas heating systems should be cleaned and checked routinely to increase safety and efficiency
Gas and Water is fully staffed and prepared to assist the public with their water emergencies around the clock; however, during peak service order requests, there may be longer response times. Our customers are important to us and technicians work diligently to respond to each call as expediently as possible.
Please keep in mind that Gas and Water service technicians cannot repair household water leaks, customer lateral line leaks or repair natural gas appliances. Please call a licensed plumber for those repairs.
What to do if you smell natural gas?
Natural gas is a safe, reliable and efficient energy source we especially enjoy during cold temperatures for heating, but it’s important to be attentive to how your natural gas appliances are performing. If you detect a strong odor of natural gas, take the following steps for safety.
• Leave the premises immediately ensuring to leave doors open to allow for ventilation
• Go to a neighbor’s and call Clarksville Gas and Water at (931) 645-7400 , after hours (931) 645-0116, 4:30 pm-8 am, weekends and holidays or call 911 if the odor is very strong.
• Do not turn electrical switches or devices on or off or use a phone because an electric spark could ignite natural gas if it’s present in the air
Please call the Clarksville Gas and Water office to report a water leak or if you detect a strong natural gas odor at (931) 645-7400 during normal business hours, 8 am-4:30 pm, Mon.-Fri. or (931) 645-0116 after hours, 4:30 pm-8 am, Mon.-Fri. and weekends and holidays.
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Clarksville Gas and Water
Rhonda Fulton, Marketing Specialist
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