Protect your water pipes in cold weather

Last updated: 1 February 2018

During the winter, the cold weather may cause your pipes to be frozen or burst.

It's important to prepare to make sure this doesn't happen.

Visit the Scottish Water website for a guide on how to protect your pipes from cold weather, including:

  • automatic stop valves
  • insulating pipes
  • draughts
  • helping your neighbours
  • what to do if you're going away from home