June updates from Antioch Public Works Department

Water Distribution crews responded to a water main break around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11th. The main break occurred on Putnam Street between Minta Lane and G Street. The cause of the break is unknown, but likely attributed to the age of the infrastructure. Responding crew’s first task is to secure the perimeter of the break to protect the public. Next they begin excavation to isolate the broken main line and determine the extent of the repairs. Crews worked diligently Read More …

Practice a little TLC to Prevent Auto Burglaries

Antioch Police Department TLC

Antioch Police Department wants to provide residents with a few tips on how to prevent auto burglaries. AUTO BURGLARY AND THEFTS FROM VEHICLES ARE PREVENTABLE Most thefts from vehicles are preventable. A few simple steps can reduce your risk of losing your property and having your car damaged. Follow these steps to keep your car and its contents safer. Make it a habit to protect yourself and help reduce crime in Antioch. PRACTICE T. L. C.  Take Out Valuables If Read More …

What Happens to Water Pipes During the Cold Winter Months

Water Distribution Utility Maintenance

What Happens to Water Pipes During the Cold Winter Months Cold weather increases water main and service breaks. Physics and winter do not mix. At least when it comes to water lines, which suffer frequent breaks in the colder months as the cold, saturated ground weighs on underground pipes. During the months of November through February Antioch’s Water Distribution Division repairs water main and water service line breaks at a much higher rate than in warmer months. The colder it Read More …