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4 towns issue water alerts due to brutal cold temps

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ELKTON, Mich. (WNEM) -

Four Mid-Michigan towns are urging residents to run a steady small stream of water, about the size of a pencil or larger, for 24-hours per day until further notice.

The cities of West Branch and Marlette, as well as the village of Elkton, are asking residents to run their water at a low trickle through the weekend to help fight against freezing pipes.

Sandusky issued a "run water" order to residents last month that is still active.

The municipalities say that utility customers will have adjustments made to their water bills.

Stay with WNEM.com and TV5 as we brave these brutal winter temperatures.

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