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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Heat Safely

Fireplace

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater.
  • Have a three-foot “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters.
  • Never use your oven to...
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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Snow Loads

Roof-Snow-Load

  • Make sure the roof drains and scuppers on commercial buildings are clear and working properly.
  • Snow build-up needs to be removed, especially on older buildings that may not be constructed to the current code-required loads.
  • Use of snow rakes whenever possib...
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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Keep Fire Hydrants Cleared

Fire-Hydrant-Snow

  • Hydrants on dead end streets and near parking lots are especially susceptible to being blocked.
  • The Water and Fire departments request that a 2 to 3 foot circle around the hydrants be left clear of significant snow accumulations to provide clear emergency ...
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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Avoid Frozen Pieps

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. An ac...
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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Information on Street Snow Removal

Berminator

  • During heavy snowfall events, residents are asked to park off the street to allow plows to clear as much of the roadway as possible.
  • If residents have a concern regarding a street that has not been plowed, please call 208-882-COPS.
  • The Moscow Pullman Highwa...
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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Citizen Sidewalk Maintenance

Sidewalk-Snow

Moscow City Code — Title  5 Public Ways and Property: Sec. 9-3 Owner to Remove — It  shall be the duty of every owner of any land, building, or lot within the City to remove snow and/or ice from adjacent sidewalks to ...

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Winter Weather Tips
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Snow Plows and Roll Carts

Roll-Carts-in-Snow

  • To assist street crews, residents are asked to remove rolls carts from the curb line or collection area by 12 p.m. (noon) the day after their scheduled collection day.  
  • To ensure uninterrupted garbage service during snow events, residents are ask...
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Winter Weather Tips