ASCENSION PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) — With the upcoming freezing temperatures, Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment issued a pre-cautionary notice to residents on Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service, Ascension Parish is anticipated to have low temperatures starting Thursday night. Officials urge residents to protect pipes and save water by not running faucets past a slow drip during a freeze.

“Remember the five Ps,” said Cointment. “Protect people, pets, pipes, and plants.”

Courtesy of Parish Utilities of Ascension