Homeowner calls KPRC 2 Investigates to get leaking CenterPoint transformer replaced
A woman in Spring became concerned when she discovered an oil leak. The oil was dripping onto her property. But when the company that owned the leaky equipment wouldn’t return her calls, she called KPRC 2 investigator Amy Davis.
What you should do if you get a big water bill as a result of the freeze
HOUSTON – Water leaks from broken pipes during the state’s big freeze caused big bills for thousands of City of Houston customers. If you have already received a big bill for water usage during the time of the freeze, Houston Public Works Department says you should pay on the due date, but don’t pay the abnormally high amount. You should pay the amount on your previous water bill that was more in line with your normal usage. When you receive your April bill, Houston Public Works says you will notice an adjustment. Public Works says its software will flag accounts with abnormally high usage over the week of the big freeze.
A quarter of all Houston Water customers had a leak during the winter storm, city says
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)HOUSTON – An estimated 25% of all Houston Water customers experienced a leak on their property during the winter storm, the city said Tuesday. The statistic is based on Houston Public Works’ data from water meter readings. Of Houston’s single-family residential customers, an estimated 50,000 had no flow or constant flow, indicating a leak on the property, the city said in a news release. The city said Houston Public Works received more than 11,000 calls for help with water service the weeks during and after the event. If you are still without water service, you’re advised to call 311.
Tip Tuesday: Leaky air conditioner woes
Water leaks are a common cause of air conditioning issues, but the pros at One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Houston are ready and willing to help fix any problem. Bad or clogged condensate drain lines can cause water leaks inside your home. Air Conditioning Repair DiagnosisTo get a proper diagnosis on your A/C problems, youll want to call the professionals for help. At One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, they want to ensure youre comfortable on the hottest days. Contact One Hour Air Conditioning and Heating of Houston to learn more or call 855-ONE HOUR to schedule an appointment.
At Leak & Sons Funeral Homes, a South Side institution, Our families are saying they wont allow this pandemic to toss their loved one away
The viruss impact is visible on the funeral homes woodwork and fixtures, which arent as elegant as they were earlier this year, he said, as they have to be constantly sanitized throughout the day. The pulpit and microphone have to be wiped and sprayed, as do the pews, chairs, tables, and door handles. When he gets home at night, Leak said his wife sprays him down with Lysol. He showers and is allowed to sit on one seat in the kitchen.chicagotribune.com
Leak forces partial evacuation of International Space Station
Leak forces partial evacuation of International Space Station An ammonia leak forced the evacuation of the American section of the International Space Station. Astronauts are taking shelter in the Russian section. Charlie Rose reports.cbsnews.com
Deadly Texas chemical leak kills four
Deadly Texas chemical leak kills four A chemical leak east of Houston left four workers dead. Two of them were brothers. According to family members, before the leak could be contained, Gilbert Tisnado rushed in with a gas mask to try and save his brother, Robert. KHOU-TV's Rucks Russell reports.cbsnews.com