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Toledo Public Utilities Dept. fields deluge of service calls

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City workers have seen their fair share of work this winter, and it's not over yet. The Department of Public Utilities commissioner says they're experiencing the worst conditions they've ever seen.

The department has fielded more than 350 calls for frozen meter repairs, nearly 200 for thawed fire hydrants, and 91 to fix water main breaks, all of this in just the last couple of months.

The department says its workers are currently doing 12 to 16-hour shifts day and night to keep everything up and running.

Click here for tips to prevent water lines, meters and drains from freezing during frigid periods.

The following is a list of total calls that have been resolved as of Wednesday:

Frozen Water Meters Exchanged

359

Frozen Hydrants Thawed Out

184

Frozen Hydrants Pending

23

Main Breaks repaired

91

Frozen Services/No Water  Resolved

108

Frozen Services Pending

34

 

 

 

 

 

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