Frozen pipes: 'This cold has caught up with us'
Turning on the tap is no longer a guarantee of water, at least for a growing number of homes and businesses across the state.
As frost levels have reached in excess of 7 feet in places, water pipes are freezing. A more typical winter frost depth is about 5 feet.
Brainerd Public Utilities said 124 residences and businesses have dealt with frozen water pipes, with five more added Wednesday.
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