Mental Health Week- May 6-12

Learn and help the stigma around Mental Health.

Find out more

With temperatures dipping into the -30's mobile home owners are reminded to keep a close eye on their water lines.

Dylan Neufeld of Polar Plumbing and Heating explains without a basement mobile homes have an empty space underneath the structure. That space is not heated and water lines may be susceptible to freezing. However, he says the pipes will often have a heat trace tape plugged in near the water heater.

"You're going to want to take a look to make sure it's working," he says.

In all homes, Neufeld says you want to take note if you see sweating on your water lines. If your water stops working and you suspect a frozen pipe, he says the best course of action is to shut off your water and direct heat to those areas.

"I've been under a number of homes in minus 40 and it's not fun," he adds.

More Local News

Entrepreneurial Excellence Celebrated in Altona

Business excellence was in the spotlight Thursday evening as the Altona and District Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual awards banquet. Taking home the award in the 11 employees or less category…

Altona Honours Outstanding Citizens

A lifetime of service was honoured Thursday night as Melvin Klassen was recognized as the 2018 Citizen of the Year by the Altona and District Chamber of Commerce. Following a 34 year career in…

Leaky Portion Of GVC Roof To Get Replaced

A large portion of the roof at Garden Valley Collegiate in Winkler will be getting replaced. The Public Schools Finance Board (PSFB) has approved a complete removal and replacement of the section of…

PPC Leader Hoping To Tap Into Manitoba Votes

The Leader of the People’s Party of Canada (PPC) was in Brandon on Wednesday drumming up support for his new party. Maxime Bernier left the Conservative Party last year over philosophical and policy…

GVSD Board Releases New Mission Statement

Every four years after an election, Garden Valley School Division trustees take the time to review their mission and belief statements. Board Chair Laurie Dyck says this is done to ensure they are…

Winkler Library Showcases Canadian Film With Bite

In recognition of 100 years of Canadian cinema, South Central Regional Library locations showcased Canadian cinematography for National Canadian Film Day. Jess Martens, a clerk at Winkler Centennial…

PembinaValleyOnline.com is your only local source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login