(Providence, RI – December 11, 2017) – Providence Water is reminding customers to be cautious and ask for proper identification when anyone presents themselves as a Providence Water contractor or employee, especially when seeking access to a residence.
Be advised that:
Providence, RI: Providence Water has formally opened its Central Operating Facility (COF) at 125 Dupont Drive in Providence. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The water emergency line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 401-‐521-‐6300 and choosing option 1.
Here are the Top Ten reasons why you shouldn’t open a hydrant to stay cool during high heat:
10. Opening hydrants to cool off wastes huge amounts of treated drinking water. Hydrants are designed to help firefighters put out life threatening fires and as a result, more than 1,800 gallons of water can spew from an opened hydrant every minute it is open. Water is a precious and limited resource and should be used wisely.