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City officials: Turn off your sprinklers

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Because of the freezing temperatures in the Columbia area, the City of Columbia Street Division urges residents and business owners to turn off their sprinkler systems. 

Officials say the excess water can create conditions that are a safety hazard to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. 

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing overnight all week until a front comes through bringing rain Saturday into Sunday. 

Citizens should take the necessary precautions during this time of year when ice is likely to develop on roads and sidewalks. 

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