There may be times when the Water Company needs to shut off water service in your
area due to an emergency. In those situations, it's your responsibility to know the
water systems in your home and take necessary precautions.
Some specialized water systems—including those with automatic timers—may or may not
come back on when water service is restored. Faucets in use will flow once the water
comes back on, so you'll want to turn those off to prevent overflows.
Other specialized systems to check include:
Automatic ice makers
Automated watering systems for animals
Fountains with automatic fill features
Some irrigation systems
Don't be taken by surprise! To understand how a water shutdown may affect your home
systems, take a few minutes to familiarize yourself with product manuals, follow
the manufacturer's recommendations and call the manufacturer if you have product-related