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 Some frozen pipes (well water w/ pump)
Author: Neenya62 (TX)

I have an old house with a well and it’s up high on stilts (near a river). So it cold out freezing. I left my water on to prevent freezing but some cold water pipes froze in the kitchen. Question is do I keep
My water pump on or should I shut it off. My toilets are also not flushing due to clogged drain pipe to septic. So I’m thinking I should shut off the pump and drain out what water I can so no further damage? Because now I can’t drip the water because the drains are clogged. What is the best thing to do?

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 Re: Some frozen pipes (well water w/ pump)
Author: packy (MA)

you are in a mess...
keep the pump shut of and keep all the faucets open
you very likely have some burst pipe/s.

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 Re: Some frozen pipes (well water w/ pump)
Author: Neenya62 (TX)

Should I drain all the water out of the pump?

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 Re: Some frozen pipes (well water w/ pump)
Author: bernabeu (SC)

yes, if possible


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