Frozen Water Service Tips

Frozen Water Services – The City of Saint Peter Water Utility would like to share the steps you can take as a property owner to minimize the impact and prevent your service line from freezing. First – if your service has a history of freezing please monitor the water temperature. Water coming into your dwelling should be between 43 - 47 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. Any temperature below that may indicate frost in the area of your service line. Second – if your water temperature continues to approach 40 degrees you may want to let your water run in order to prevent it from freezing. What to do if your pipes are frozen: Call the Saint Peter Public Works Department at (507) 934-0670 (7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday) or Saint Peter Police Dispatch at 507-934-1550, after hours and weekends. City staff can provide information to you on what can be done to thaw your water service line or check out our website at