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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Heat Safety

Fireplace

When heating any structure, keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. Maintain that space as a kid and pet free zone as well.

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Avoid Frozen Pipes

Frozen-Pipes

Leave cabinet doors under sinks open, especially if they are located on exterior walls. Set thermostats no lower than 55 degrees, even if the house is unoccupied.

Do not remove snow from the tops of water meter boxes unless it creates a safety hazard.

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Sidewalk Maintenance

Sidewalk-Snow

Under a Moscow City Ordinance (Title 5 Section 9-3) it is the responsibility of the property owner to keep adjacent sidewalks clear of snow and debris, including the portion of the sidewalk which runs to the middle of any adjacent public alley.

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Street Snow Removal

snowplow

After snowfall events, major streets and arterials are plowed first, and repeatedly depending on the rate of the snow fall, followed by the lesser traveled residential areas. The Moscow-Pullman Highway, Highway 8, and Highway 95 are State roads, and snow ...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Snow Plows and Roll Carts

Roll-Carts-in-Snow

Moscow residents are asked to promptly remove roll carts from the curb line or collection area throughout the year. This is especially important during the winter months with snowfall when Moscow Crews are plowing roadways and sidewalks. If you have a dri...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Keep Fire Hydrants Cleared

Fire-Hydrant-Snow

Citizens are requested to be observant of fire hydrant locations to ensure that emergency access to those hydrants is maintained, especially on dead end streets and near parking lots.

The Moscow Water and Fire Departments request that a 3-foot circle aroun...

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Winter Weather Tips