Winter Storm Brody Preparation

Winter Storm Brody is on its way and looks like it will dump a fairly substantial amount of snow on southeastern Connecticut.

Please use common-sense and try to stay off the roads throughout the storm. Additionally, here are a few storm preparation tips:Winter Storm Brody

*To report an outage call Groton Utilities at 860-446-4000.

*Stay away from any downed wires you may encounter outside your home and on the roads.

*Exposed water pipes sometimes freeze and burst due to exposure to cold weather. Make sure you know where the water shut off is in your home.

*Never use a generator inside your home. Locate unit away from doors, windows and vents that could allow carbon monoxide to come indoors. Keep at least 20 feet from doors, windows, and vents.

*Make an emergency kit for at least three days of self-sufficiency.

*Use Rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on walkways.

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