New Jersey American Water Invests $1.38 Million in Cherry Hill Infrastructurearrow

November 06, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 560 feet of aging 6-inch water main and 6,200 feet of aging 8-inch water main in Cherry Hill this fall. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 134 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1960s, with new ductile iron main along the following streets: Thornhill Road Turnbridge Road Latches Lane Ramsgate Road Anvil Court Heather Lane This $1.38 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $12 Million in South Plainfield Infrastructurearrow

November 01, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water will rehabilitate approximately 3,500 feet of aging 60-inch transmission main in South Plainfield this fall. The company will employ an award-winning technique that involves lining the pipe with carbon fiber along Wooden Avenue from Beatrice Place to Metuchen Road. The project also includes the reconstruction of existing manholes and valve pits along the pipeline route. This $12 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities acro...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $400,000 in Camden Infrastructurearrow

October 31, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – OCT. 31, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,850 feet of aging 4- and 6-inch water main in Camden this fall. The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 48 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines with larger ductile iron main along the following streets: South 20th Street from Federal Street to Boyd Street Boyd Street from Carman Street to Berwick Street Berwick Street from Boyd Street to Marlton Avenue Cooper Street from East State Street to North 19th Street This $400,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to acce...

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New Jersey American Water Certifies Its Compliance With New Water Quality Accountability Actarrow

October 30, 2019

Dateline City: VOORHEES, N.J. VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water is providing details about its required submission of compliance with the state’s Water Quality Accountability Act, submitted to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) – Division of Water Supply & Geoscience on October 18, 2019. Once again, the company is fully compliant with each requirement of the law. “We are pleased to report that all New Jersey American Water systems that meet the criteria for the standards set by the Water Quality Accountability Act are in compliance,” said Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water. “Our more than 800 employees, including water quality, plant operations, and water distribution professionals, work hard to ensure the treatment and delivery of water service to the more than 2.7 mil...

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New Jersey American Water Marks Fifth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water”arrow

October 21, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Emphasizing the Importance of a Resource Often Taken for Granted CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water joins a thousand organizations, educators and businesses this Wednesday, Oct. 23, to raise awareness for the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water . Led by the Value of Water Campaign, the day focuses on educating the public about the importance of having accessible water and the crucial need for investment in our water infrastructure nationwide. Though water is imperative to carry out many everyday functions, it remains often overlooked, due to our accessibility to quality water in this country. Not much thought is given to the journey water travels from source to tap, undergoing hundreds of tests and treatments and ...

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Camden Water’s Lead Sampling is Complete and Water Meets Standardsarrow

October 10, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (October 10, 2019) – Today New Jersey American Water announced it has completed its required lead and copper sampling for 2019 and all systems tested meet state water quality regulations. The company tested 14 water systems that are required to be tested between June and September, including its system in Camden’s Cramer Hill section and the 11th & 12th wards, and all results show compliance with safe drinking water guidelines for lead and copper. The rest of the city’s system was tested in 2018, in accordance with NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regulations and it is also in compliance. The City’s water is divided into two systems: New Jersey American Water owns and operates the water system in East Camden/Cramer Hill, which serves about one-third of the city’s residents, and American Water Contract Services operates and ma...

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New Jersey American Water Completes Required Lead and Copper Sampling and Verifies its Systems are Compliantarrow

October 10, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water has completed its required lead and copper sampling for 2019 and all systems tested meet state water quality regulations. The company tested 14 water systems that are required to be tested between June and September, and all results show compliance with safe drinking water guidelines for lead and copper. The company’s other 20 water systems are tested every three years in accordance with DEP regulations and they are also in compliance. “New Jersey American Water routinely tests and monitors the drinking water leaving the treatment facilities and at different distribution points through the system – and we provide corrosion control treatment where needed – and these specific lead and copper testing results show both our investment in infrastructur...

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Help Is Available to Customers In Need Through New Jersey American Water’s H2O Help to Others™ Programarrow

October 08, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water customers in need of assistance with their water or wastewater bill can turn to the company’s H2O Help to Others Program ™ for help. For nearly a decade, New Jersey American Water has been assisting qualified low-income water customers through this unique assistance program. H2O Help to Others Program is administered by New Jersey SHARES (NJ Shares), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization providing statewide help, guidance and referral for essential services to New Jersey residents in need of assistance. “While water service is a tremendous value at just a penny per gallon, we understand the water bill is not the only bill our customers pay,” explained Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water. “So we are happy to offe...

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New Jersey American Water Announces New Customer Portalarrow

October 04, 2019

Updated account management website allows customers to more easily make payments, view water usage history and receive alerts CAMDEN, N.J. October 4, 2019 – Customers of New Jersey American Water are now able to more easily access their accounts through a newly developed, mobile-friendly account management site. American Water’s new 24-hour Customer Portal, recently launched in New Jersey, allows customers to more easily make payments, view their water usage history and receive alert notifications. “As we continued to see more enrollments in our online account management site, we realized the need to update our interface and allow customers to more easily view their information,” said Yimi Kierman, senior director, Customer Experience and Major Accounts, American Water. “We launched this new platform in direct response to feedback from our customers, w...

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New Jersey American Water Receives Distinguished Engineering Awardarrow

September 26, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water will be honored with a Distinguished Engineering Award from the New Jersey Alliance for Action. The award will be presented to the company at the Seventh Annual Distinguished Engineering Awards breakfast and ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, New Jersey. The award-winning project is an innovative transmission main rehabilitation project in South Plainfield, N.J. being completed by New Jersey American Water this year. The project entails the rehabilitation of approximately 3,400 linear feet of a 60-inch prestressed concrete pressure pipe (PCCP) water transmission main with carbon fiber, making this one of the largest projects of its kind for this application in the United States. It also includes th...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $460,000 in Allenhurst Infrastructurearrow

September 23, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,720 feet of aging water main in Allenhurst beginning this week. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed in the 1980s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Corlies Avenue from Main Street to Ocean Place and Ocean Place. This $460,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, J. F. Kiely, will begin work on or about Sept. 23 and expects to finish by mid...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $290,000 in Bernardsville Infrastructurearrow

September 23, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,000 feet of aging water main in Bernardsville beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines with larger, ductile iron main along the following streets: Hillside Avenue from Mountain Avenue to Eastern Avenue Mountain Avenue from Hillside Avenue to Lakeview Drive Eastern Avenue from Lakeview Drive to Hillside Avenue This $290,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.8 Million in Ocean City Infrastructurearrow

September 18, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. Sept. 18, 2019 –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,000 feet of aging wastewater main in Ocean City this fall. The company will replace the aging wastewater lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, along the following streets: 11th Street from West Avenue to the boardwalk Ocean Avenue from 13th Street to midway between Eighth and Ninth Street 10th Street from Ocean Avenue to the boardwalk 12th Street from Wesley Avenue to the boardwalk This $1.8 million investment will continue to advance wastewater service reliability and support continued growth in Ocean City. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water and wastewater infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $800,000 in Chester Borough Infrastructurearrow

September 18, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 18, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,500 feet of aging water main in Chester Borough this fall. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed in the 1930s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Main Street from Crystal Lake Drive to Collins Lane. This $800,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Vollers Construction, will begin work on or about Sept. 23 and expects to finish in approximat...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $320,000 in Lakewood Infrastructurearrow

September 17, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 17, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,150 feet of aging water main in Lakewood this fall. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed in the 1940s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Congress Street from Woehr Avenue to Route 88 and Manetta Place from Route 9 to the end of the street. The project also includes installing a new fire hydrant and replacing 33 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $320,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across t...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $610,000 in Cranford Infrastructurearrow

September 16, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 16, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,160 feet of aging water main in Cranford this fall. The company will upgrade the water lines with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Brookside Place from Gallows Hill Road to Orchard Street. This $610,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, CRJ Contracting, will begin work on or about Sept. 23 and expects to finish by the end of November, weather permitting. W...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.44 Million in Asbury Park Infrastructurearrow

September 13, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 13, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,020 feet of aging water main in Asbury Park this fall. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed in the 1920s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along First Avenue from Heck Street to Main Street and Fifth Avenue from Bridge Street to Memorial Drive. This $1.44 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractors will begin work on or about Sept. 15 and expec...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.2 Million in Northfield and Linwood Infrastructurearrow

September 12, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (Sept. 12, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,300 feet of aging water main in Northfield and Linwood this fall. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Shore Road from Rosedale Avenue in Northfield to Dee Drive in Linwood.   This $1.2 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Pioneer Pipe, will begin work on or about Sept...

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Oceanville Volunteer Fire Company #1 Named Winner of New Jersey American Water’s 9th Annual First Responder Grant Programarrow

September 12, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (September 12, 2019) – New Jersey American Water named Oceanville Volunteer Fire Company #1, located in Galloway, a winner of its 9th Annual First Responder Grant Program. Oceanville Volunteer Fire Company #1 is one of 21 volunteer fire departments and emergency responders within the company’s service areas chosen to receive grants, totaling nearly $20,000, through the program. This year’s grants will be utilized in various ways by each department – from offsetting the costs of purchasing personal protective gear, communications equipment and firefighting tools to water handling equipment, training and other materials used to support volunteer firefighter and emergency responder operations. More information about New Jersey American Water’s First Responder Grant Program can be found online at www.newjerseyamwater.com/community. Earl R....

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New Jersey American Water Invests $107,400 in Ocean Grove Infrastructurearrow

September 11, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (September 11, 2019) – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 420 feet of aging water main in its Ocean Grove service area beginning next week. The company will replace water main that was installed in the 1920s with new 8-inch ductile iron main along Clark Avenue from Whitefield Avenue to Lawrence Avenue. The project also includes replacing 20 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, M...

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Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department Named Winner of New Jersey American Water’s 9th Annual First Responder Grant Programarrow

September 11, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (September 11, 2019) – New Jersey American Water named Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department, located in Martinsville, a winner of its 9th Annual First Responder Grant Program. Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department is one of 21 volunteer fire departments and emergency responders within the company’s service areas chosen to receive grants, totaling nearly $20,000, through the program. This year’s grants will be utilized in various ways by each department – from offsetting the costs of purchasing personal protective gear, communications equipment and firefighting tools to water handling equipment, training and other materials used to support volunteer firefighter and emergency responder operations. More information about New Jersey American Water’s First Responder Grant Program can be found online at www.newjerseyamwater.com/community. ...

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New Jersey American Water Proud Sponsor of the 19th Annual Watershed Butterfly Festivalarrow

September 05, 2019

Marks Continued, Growing Partnership between The Watershed Institute and New Jersey American Water CAMDEN, NJ (September 5, 2019) – New Jersey American Water was proud to be a part of The Watershed Institute’s 19th Annual Watershed Butterfly Festival in early August. As a top sponsor for the event, representatives from the company attended the festival and provided water saving tips, leak detection kits, water quality information and more to all those who attended. “New Jersey American Water and The Watershed Institute share a common mission – the protection and preservation of our state’s valuable water sources,” explained Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water. “It is important to continue to protect our water supply from pollution, flooding and other environmental harm through advocacy, education and action. We are proud o...

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Camden Water is Safe to Drinkarrow

August 13, 2019

Camden’s Water Meets or Surpasses All Water Quality Standards, Including Those Set for Lead CAMDEN, NJ (August 13, 2019) – In light of the ongoing issues related to elevated lead levels in Newark, New Jersey’s public water system, the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water and American Water Contract Services in Camden are reassuring residents that their water is safe to drink. The City’s water is divided into two systems: New Jersey American Water owns and operates the water system in East Camden/Cramer Hill, which serves about one-third of the city’s residents, and American Water Contract Services operates and maintains the city’s water system through a contract with the City of Camden’s Department of Public Works, which serves about two-thirds of the city’s residents, as well as all of the city’s wastewater customers. Both...

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New Jersey American Water Wants Customers to Know Their Water is Safe to Drinkarrow

August 13, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. All the Company’s Water Systems Meet or Surpass All Water Quality Standards, Including Those Set for Lead CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In light of the ongoing issues related to elevated lead levels in Newark, N.J., New Jersey American Water is reassuring its customers that their water is safe to drink. “New Jersey American Water routinely tests and monitors the drinking water leaving the treatment facilities and at different distribution points through the system – and we provide corrosion control treatment where needed – and test results show our water meets or surpasses both state and federal standards for all regulated substances, including lead,” explained Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water. Norton continued, “We hav...

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New Jersey American Water to Announce Another Nearly $1 Million Grant to Fund Cramer Hill Revitalization Projectsarrow

August 12, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, representatives from the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Camden Special Services District (CSSD), St. Joseph’s Carpenter Society, community partners and Camden residents and business owners gathered for the announcement of a $981,464 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) grant from New Jersey American Water to fund revitalization efforts in the Cramer Hill neighborhood in Camden. “Today’s announcement marks another significant investment in Camden, specifically the Cramer Hill neighborhood, by New Jersey American Water,” said Camden Mayor Francisco “Frank” Moran. “The 2019 Cramer Hill NOW! Plan focuses on those who are living and working in this vibrant community. This investment will directly benefit those businesses ...

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New Jersey American Water Completes Acquisition of Mount Ephraim Sewer Systemarrow

July 02, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Acquisition Welcomes 1,800 New Wastewater Customers CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water announced today it has completed its acquisition of the wastewater assets of the Borough of Mount Ephraim, N.J., for approximately $1.4 million. This municipal-owned sewer system serves approximately 1,800 customers, most of whom already receive water service from New Jersey American Water. The acquisition was approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on June 21, 2019. “As Mount Ephraim’s water company for more than a decade and a water provider to the area for over 90 years, we are pleased to expand our relationship with residents as their sewer service provider. Water and sewer is all we do, and we are deeply committed to m...

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New Jersey American Water LIFTS Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Washington Borough and Washington Townshiparrow

June 28, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (June 27, 2019) – New Jersey American Water has LIFTED the precautionary boil water advisory that was issued yesterday to approximately 1,080 customers in Washington Borough and Washington Township located east of State Route 31 and the Meadows at Mansfield neighborhood in Mansfield Township. Analytical results from bacteriological samples taken from the water system met all state and federal water quality standards. The advisory was issued on Wednesday, June 26 as a precautionary measure due to low chlorine level detected in a part of the company’s Washington distribution system. Customers no longer need to boil their water, but they should flush household pipes, ice makers, water fountains, etc. prior to using for drinking or cooking using these guidelines: Run all cold water faucets in your home for 3-5 minutes at one time at the highest flow rate...

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More People, Same Water Supplyarrow

June 27, 2019

New Jersey American Water Encourages Odd/Even Watering in Coastal Region CAMDEN, N.J. (June 27, 2019) - There’s no better place to be in the summer than the Jersey Shore. As thousands of summer visitors flock to beaches of burgeoning Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey American Water is asking its customers to use an odd/even schedule for outdoor watering to spread peak demand more evenly, prevent the need for future summertime restrictions of water usage and ensure a consistent supply of water for firefighting. “We hope our customers will voluntarily adopt odd/even watering this summer,” said Thomas Shroba, vice president of operations for New Jersey American Water. “Every summer, the population in Monmouth County alone increases about 73 percent over the region’s year-round population, but the amount of available water remains essentially the sam...

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New Jersey American Water Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Washington Borough and Washington Townshiparrow

June 26, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (June 26, 2019) – Due to low chlorine level detected earlier today in a part of the company’s Washington distribution system, New Jersey American Water has issued a boil water advisory as a precautionary measure only.  This precautionary measure has been issued to approximately 1,080 customers in Washington Borough and Washington Township located east of State Route 31 and the Meadows at Mansfield neighborhood in Mansfield Township. Chlorine levels have now returned to normal and New Jersey American Water’s water quality team is conducting the required sampling in the local distribution system.  Please note that this is a standard precaution. There is no evidence of any contamination.   New Jersey American Water will provide information as to when the advisory is lifted.  Once water service is restored and until further notice, ...

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New Jersey American Water Announces New Legal and Government Affairs Leadsarrow

June 26, 2019

Dateline City: VOORHEES, N.J. VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water has announced changes to its Legal and Government Affairs leadership. Debbie Albrecht has been named Vice President and General Counsel for American Water’s Eastern Division and David Mayer has been named Director of Government Affairs for New Jersey American Water. “Both Debbie and David have deep and broad experience in their respective fields and will provide New Jersey American Water with the expertise needed to continue to move the company forward,” said Cheryl Norton, President, New Jersey American Water and Senior Vice President, American Water Eastern Division. As Vice President and Division General Counsel, Albrecht will be responsible for providing legal counsel and guidance for New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Virginia. She mos...

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New Jersey American Water Celebrates Completion of $26.2 Million Expansion Project at Oak Glen Water Treatment Plantarrow

June 20, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Investment to Ensure Sustainability of Water Supply for More Than 300,000 People in Monmouth and Ocean County Region CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, New Jersey American Water celebrated the completion of a significant expansion project at its Oak Glen Water Treatment Plant in Howell, N.J., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the grounds of the plant. This $26.2 million project ensures stability of its water supply and flexibility to support continued growth in the Monmouth and Ocean County region. “Today we come together to celebrate the completion of a critical infrastructure project for the people of Monmouth and Ocean counties,” explains Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water and senior vice president, eastern division ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $90,000 in Haddonfield Infrastructurearrow

June 17, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (June 17, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will install approximately 330 feet of new water main in its Haddonfield service area this summer. The company will install the new 12-inch ductile iron main along West Redman Avenue from West Crystal Lake Avenue to 771 West Redman Avenue. The project also includes replacing one fire hydrant and two utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $90,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. The project represents a critical investment for the company in support of our commitment to provide customers with safe, reliable water service. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Pioneer Pipe Contractors, will begin work by the end of June and expects to finish by the end of Octobe...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.8 Million in Linden Infrastructurearrow

June 07, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (June 7, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,000 feet of aging water main in its Linden service area this summer. The company will replace the water lines with ductile iron main along the following streets: Ercama Street and Keep Street from N. Stiles Street to St. George Avenue Cleveland Avenue from Lincoln Street to Maple Avenue The project also includes replacing eight fire hydrants and 141 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.8 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 co...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $3.9 Million in New Providence Infrastructurearrow

June 04, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (June 4, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 9,500 feet of aging water main in New Providence this year. The company will upgrade the water main that has reached the end of its useful life with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Springfield Avenue from Center Avenue to Maple Street. This $3.9 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, CRJ Contracting, will begin work mid-June and expects to finish by the end of November, weather permitting. Work hour...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $3.3 Million in Howell Infrastructurearrow

June 04, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (June 4, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 14,150 feet of aging water main in its Howell service area this summer. The company will replace main that was installed in the 1970s with ductile iron main along the following streets: Newbury Road from Westbrook Road to Salem Hill Road Newbury Circle from Newbury Road to end of roadway Monticello Drive from Salem Hill Road to Taunton Drive Springhill Drive from Monticello Drive to Newbury Road Kingsport Drive from Lexington Road to Chatham Drive Lexington Road from Monticello Drive to Chatham Drive Salem Hill Road from Aldrich Road to Newport Drive The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 204 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $3.3 million investment will continue to advance water service rel...

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New Jersey American Water’s Water Quality Grades Are Inarrow

June 03, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Reports Now Available to Customers, Highlighting Company’s Ongoing Achievements in Meeting or Surpassing State & Federal Standards, Including Lead Regulations CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water’s annual Water Quality Reports are now accessible via the company’s website – www.newjerseyamwater.com – under the Water Quality tab. Each year, New Jersey American Water compiles its annual Water Quality Reports (also called Consumer Confidence Reports) for customers and other stakeholders, detailing the quality of water supplied by the company to each community served. The report outlines the quality of water provided using data from water qu...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.7 Million in Little Falls Infrastructurearrow

May 31, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 31, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,700 feet of aging water main in Little Falls this summer. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along East Main Street from Paterson Avenue to Browertown Road. This $1.7 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Montana Construction, will begin work in the beginning of June and expects t...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $200,000 in Pennsauken Infrastructurearrow

May 31, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 31, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,000 feet of aging water main in its Pennsauken service area this summer. The company will replace water main installed as far back as the 1930s with ductile iron main along the following streets: Rudderow Street from North 36th Street to the end of roadway Royal Avenue from Highland Avenue to Woodland Avenue The project also calls for the replacement of two fire hydrants and 17 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $200,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flow for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure reaching the end of its useful life in ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $195,000 in Asbury Park Infrastructurearrow

May 31, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 31, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,200 feet of aging water main in Asbury Park this summer. The company will replace the water lines with larger, ductile iron main along the following streets: Jefferson Avenue from Atkins Avenue to Monmouth Avenue Monmouth Avenue from Jefferson Avenue to Atlantic Avenue Monroe Avenue from Main Street to the railroad tracks This project also calls for the replacement of two fire hydrants and two utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $195,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reach...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $925,000 in Cherry Hill Infrastructurearrow

May 29, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 29, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,000 feet of aging water main in its Cherry Hill service area this summer. The company will replace the water lines with ductile iron main along the following streets: Belle Arbor Drive from Brighton Road to Ramble Road Black Latch Lane from Rabbit Run Road to Regent Road Orchid Lane from Bellows Lane to Pebble Lane Park Circle from Churchhill Road to Churchhill Road Scattergood Road from Old Orchard Road to Rabbit Run Road The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 74 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $925,000 investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flow for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American W...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $2.8 Million in Mendham Borough Infrastructurearrow

May 29, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 29, 2019) –New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 8,000 feet of aging water main in Mendham Borough this summer. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with larger, ductile iron main. This project will take place along Hilltop Road from Main Street to Bernardsville Road/Pleasant Valley Road. This $2.8 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flow for household consumption and fire protection in this community. This improvement is part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that has reached the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Montana Construction, will begin work this week and expect...

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New Jersey American Water Participates in 7th Annual Infrastructure Week, May 13-20arrow

May 14, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Helps to educate New Jersey on the importance of infrastructure and ways to #BuildForTomorrow CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water is proud to be joining the hundreds of businesses, labor organizations, elected officials and others in spreading the message that we must #BuildForTomorrow during this year’s Infrastructure Week, held May 13-20. In its seventh year, Infrastructure Week is a national week of events, media coverage, education and issue advocacy designed to elevate infrastructure as a critical issue impacting the economy, society, security and future. “Many of us take infrastructure for granted, with the average resident unawa...

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New Jersey American Water LIFTS Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for part of Neptune and Asbury Parkarrow

May 10, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (May 10, 2019) – New Jersey American Water has LIFTED the boil water advisory that was issued as a precautionary measure for customers in a small part of Neptune and Asbury Park on the following streets: Memorial Drive Corlies Avenue Springwood Avenue Heck Avenue Embury Avenue Atkins Avenue Adams Street Sylvan Avenue Analytical results from bacteriological samples taken from the water system met all state and federal water quality standards. The advisory was issued on Wednesday, May 8 as a precautionary measure after a temporary pressure loss in the drinking water system that resulted from an emergeny during a local construction project. Customers no longer need to boil their water, but they should flush household pipes, ice makers, water fountains, etc. prior to using for drinking or cooking usi...

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New Jersey American Water Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for part of Neptune and Asbury Parkarrow

May 08, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (May 8, 2019) – Due to a temporary pressure loss in the drinking water system that resulted from a Neptune Township construction project bordering along the town of Asbury Park, New Jersey American Water has issued a boil water advisory as a precautionary measure only for residents on the following streets: Memorial Drive Corlies Avenue Springwood Avenue Heck Avenue Embury Avenue Atkins Avenue Adams Street Sylvan Avenue Please note that this is a standard precaution that is taken whenever there is loss of pressure in water mains. There is no evidence of any contamination.  New Jersey American Water will provide information as to when the advisory is lifted.  Once water service is restored and until further notice, customers should bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and all...

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New Jersey American Water Announces 2019 Environmental Grant Award Recipientsarrow

May 06, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Three community improvement projects receive more than $27,000 in environmental funding CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As water utility providers across the nation celebrate Drinking Water Week, New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards. This year, the company has awarded a total of $27,404 to three distinguished organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to further improve water source and/or watershed protection. “Since its inception, New Jersey American Water’s Environmental Grant Program has provided more than $318,000 in neede...

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New Jersey American Water Named Recipient of CIANJ’s 2019 Environmental Leadership Awardsarrow

April 30, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Inaugural awards recognizing the extraordinary efforts by companies in NJ to support and protect the environment CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water was recently named a 2019 recipient of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s (CIANJ) inaugural Environmental Leadership Awards. These awards recognize the efforts and greater impact of companies/businesses around the state who actively work to support and protect the environment. New Jersey American Water was one of more than 150 consultants, attorneys, engineers, licensed site remediation professionals, companies and others who work in the environmental sector to be named to the ...

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New Jersey American Water & Scholastic Partner to Provide Water Conservation Curriculum to NJ Teachers & Studentsarrow

April 22, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of Earth Day, New Jersey American Water and Scholastic are partnering together again this year to provide valuable curriculum to teachers for educational lessons for students throughout the state of New Jersey focused on water. Through the How Water Works program, New Jersey teachers can receive valuable, free STEM-based curriculum highlighting the important role water plays in our everyday lives. “This is the fourth year New Jersey American Water has partnered with Scholastic to help our New Jersey educators shine a light on water and its profound impact on our world,” said Denise Venuti Free, Director of Communications and External Affairs for New Jersey American Wa...

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New Jersey American Water LIFTS Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for part of Holmdel arrow

April 16, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (April 16, 2019) – New Jersey American Water has LIFTED the boil water advisory that was issued as a precautionary measure for customers on the following streets: Dellwood Court Bernard Drive Goldsmith Drive Aufra Place Clark Way Malbern Drive Tara Court Deerpath Lane, from Line Road to Fieldcrest Court Fieldcrest Court Tranquility Court Stoecker Road Crowfield Lane Line Road, from Delwood Drive to Cindy Lane Cindy Lane, from Line Road to Jill Drive Jill Drive Analytical results from bacteriological samples taken from the water system met all state and federal water quality standards. The advisory was issued on Monday, April 15 as a precautionary measure after loss of water pressure due to electrical outages near on Holmdel tank near Line Road ...

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New Jersey American Water Issues Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for part of Holmdel arrow

April 15, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ (April 15, 2019) – As the result of loss of water pressure due to electrical outages near on Holmdel tank near Line Road in Holmdel, New Jersey American Water has issued a boil water advisory as a precautionary measure only for residents on the following streets: Dellwood Court Bernard Drive Goldsmith Drive Aufra Place Clark Way Malbern Drive Tara Court Deerpath Lane, from Line Road to Fieldcrest Court Fieldcrest Court Tranquility Court Stoecker Road Crowfield Lane Line Road, from Delwood Drive to Cindy Lane Cindy Lane, from Line Road to Jill Drive Jill Drive Please note that this is a standard precaution that is taken whenever there is loss of pressure in water mains. There is no evidence of any contamination.  New Jersey American Water w...

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New Jersey American Water Announces 9th Annual First Responder Grant Program Winnersarrow

April 11, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the winners of their 9 th Annual First Responder Grant Program . This year, 21 volunteer fire departments and emergency responders located in the company’s service areas have been chosen to receive grants, totaling nearly $20,000, which will be used to support initiatives, training and/or upgraded equipment to help the responders better protect the communities they serve. “This program was designed to provide further support to the brave, fearless men and women who volunteer their time and expertise in order to protect the communities they serve,” said Denise Venuti Free, director of Communications and External Affairs, New Jersey Amer...

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