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St. Paul Park pipes hit by cold weather

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Extremely cold weather and frequent freeze and thaw cycles are crippling water lines in St. Paul Park and have the city’s Public Works Department working overtime.

Since the first cold snap rolled through the area in December, Public Works Director Rob Weldon said he has fielded calls for nearly 30 frozen water pipes and nine water main breaks.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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