New Jersey American Water Making Emergency Repairs to Water Main Valve arrow

June 19, 2020

Customers are asked to conserve water usage, may experience reduced water pressure during repair CAMDEN, N.J. – JUNE 19, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will be making emergency repairs to a leaking valve attached to a 36-inch water source pipeline on Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell beginning at approximately 2 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020. During the repair process, water is safe to use but customers in several towns may experience reduced water pressure and/or discolored water. The company is asking customers in these towns to conserve water usage during this time.  Work is expected to be completed and water service restored to normal by approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020. New Jersey American Water customers in the following towns may be affected: Florham Park Chatham Township New Providence Berkley Heights ...

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New Jersey American Water Requests Odd/Even Watering in Monmouth and Ocean Countiesarrow

June 10, 2020

Customers Asked to Begin Conserving Water Now to Avoid Possible Summer Restriction Later CAMDEN, N.J. – JUNE 10, 2020 – In preparation for the summer season and as lawn irrigation systems are turned on, New Jersey American Water is asking its Monmouth and Ocean County customers to use an odd/even schedule for outdoor watering to potentially avoid more stringent summertime restrictions of water usage.    “We hope that our Monmouth and Ocean County customers will voluntarily adopt odd/even watering as they have their lawn irrigation systems turned on,” said Carmen Tierno, senior director of operations at New Jersey American Water. “Practicing odd/even watering now will help us manage a finite supply of water, yet our customers will still be able to maintain their lawns and gardens.” Odd/even guidelines are: Outdoor water ...

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A Statement from New Jersey American Water to its Customers and Communitiesarrow

June 04, 2020

This message is issued jointly, with the valued perspective of our Board Member, Richard T. Smith. Mr. Smith is President of the NAACP New Jersey State Conference since 2013, member of the NAACP National Board of Directors, Warden for the Cumberland County Department of Corrections and one of seven Commissioners on the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights. At New Jersey American Water, the diversity of our people is a source of pride that deepens our knowledge pool in the business, enriches our culture and helps us better serve our communities. Our employees are the heart of our business and their safety and the safety of our customers is our top priority. We would not be genuine in our goals of Inclusion and Diversity if we did not acknowledge the deep pain felt throughout the Black community and by many of our colleagues and customers at this time, seeing the killing of George Flo...

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Water Quality Reports Available Online for New Jersey American Water Customersarrow

June 03, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. 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 quality testing conducted in local systems between January and December of 2019. Data collected is shown in comparison to the compliance standards established by both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), including regulations specif...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $2.2 Million in Bernardsville Infrastructure arrow

May 29, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAY 29, 2020 – New Jersey American Water began replacing approximately 5,700 feet of aging 8-inch water main in Bernardsville last week. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 30 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company is upgrading the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1960s, with new, 16-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Locust Drive from Oak Ridge Road to Seney Drive Extension Seney Drive Extension from Oak Ridge Road to Seney Drive Seney Drive from Seney Drive Extension to Chestnut Avenue Chestnut Avenue from Seney Drive to Mendham Road Mendham Road from Chestnut Avenue to Tower Mountain Drive This $2.2 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fi...

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New Jersey American Water Donates 1,600 Pounds of Food and $2,000 to Southern New Jersey Food Banksarrow

May 28, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – May 28, 2020 – Led by the Water Workers Union Local 99, New Jersey American Water South Operations employees donated 1,600 pounds of food and $2,000 from New Jersey American Water to four local food banks in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties last week. Burlington Township Food Pantry, Food Bank of South Jersey, Pitman Pantry and St. John Outreach Food Bank each received 400 pounds of food and $500 to help fight hunger in these communities. “Food insecurity is an obstacle many individuals face every day, but right now, more people than ever are relying on extra help to get through these difficult times,” said David Forcinito, Senior Director of South Operations at New Jersey American Water. “I am so proud of my team and especially Michael Watts, President of the Water Workers Union Local 99 for leading this effort.&rdquo...

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New Jersey American Water Provides $10,000 in Donations to Two First Responder Organizations for COVID-19 Reliefarrow

May 26, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – May 26, 2020 – New Jersey American Water is providing $10,000 in donations to the COVID-19 emergency funds of two first responder support organizations in New Jersey. New Jersey American Water is donating $5,000 each to the EMS Council of New Jersey and the New Jersey Firemen’s Home. “We are so pleased to be able to support organizations that provide aid to the first responders who serve our communities throughout the state year-round but especially during this public health emergency,” said Cheryl Norton, President of New Jersey American Water. “These donations are just one way New Jersey American Water says thank you for the bravery and selflessness of our everyday heroes.” The 90-year-old nonprofit EMS Council of New Jersey represents 17,000 EMS volunteers affiliated with 259 first aid and rescue agencies through...

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New Jersey American Water Offers Wise Water Tips for Warmer Weatherarrow

May 21, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the spring season in full swing and summer on the way, New Jersey American Water is offering tips to customers to help avoid the water overuse pitfalls that frequently happen this time of year. These tips and insights are designed to help customers save money while alleviating stress on water supplies and infrastructure as we head into the warmer weather months. “More families are home and venturing to their yards to engage in outdoor activities, many involving an increase use of their water,” said Thomas Shroba, vice president of operations at New Jersey American Water. “Unfortunately, many customers don’t think about the amount of water they are using ‘in the moment’ and the reality hits when they get a higher water bill. Our goal is to raise people’s awareness and...

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New Jersey American Water Announces 10th Annual Volunteer Firefighter & Emergency Medical Services Grant Recipientsarrow

May 18, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of National EMS Week, New Jersey American Water is proud to announce the recipients of its 10th Annual Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program . This year, 27 volunteer fire and EMS departments located within the company’s service areas have been chosen to receive grants, totaling over $40,000, which will be used to support initiatives, training and/or upgraded equipment to help the responders better protect themselves and the communities they serve. “We began this program 10 years ago, and we are so proud to continue this tradition of giving back to our everyday heroes,” said Denise Venuti Free, director of Communications and External Affairs, New Jersey American Water. “This year, we doubled the total amount of the grant funds avail...

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New Jersey American Water Announces Changes to Government Affairs and Business Development Teamarrow

May 15, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. (MAY 15, 2020) – New Jersey American Water today announced changes to its Government Affairs and Business Development teams. David Mayer, who has served as director of Government Affairs since June 2019, has been appointed as director of Government Affairs and Business Development, merging these two functions into one team. Nicholas DeVecchis, who has been with New Jersey American Water for 14 years, has been promoted to senior manager of Business Development. The company also welcomes Sakeema James, who has joined the company as manager of Government Affairs. “These teams have always been strategic partners and this change will ensure a cohesive path forward as we work to continue to engage and educate state and community leaders in providing quality water and wastewater services,” said Cheryl Norton, President of New Jersey American Water and Chief ...

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New Jersey American Water President Cheryl Norton Appointed to Two Statewide COVID-19 Advisory Councilsarrow

May 14, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water President Cheryl Norton has been appointed to serve on the New Jersey Restart & Recovery Advisory Council, convened by Governor Phil Murphy and the Economic Advisory Council created by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin. Created by Governor Murphy as part of a comprehensive public health and economic response to COVID-19, the New Jersey Restart & Recovery Advisory Council will bring together leaders from various industry, community, and anchor groups and institutions across the state in order to advise state leadership on economic matters impacted by the pandemic. Norton was appointed to serve on the Transportation & Infrastructure committee. This Advisory Council will complement the work of the Governor’s Restart and Recovery Commission, a commis...

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New Jersey American Water Appoints Two New Board Members: T. Missy Balmir and Richard T. Smitharrow

May 07, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. (May 7, 2020) – New Jersey American Water has appointed T. Missy Balmir and Richard T. Smith to the company’s board of directors. “Missy and Richard are both well-respected leaders in New Jersey who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our company,” said Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey American Water.  “We are looking forward to partnering with them as we continue to strengthen our business in ways that bring value to our customers and the communities we serve.” T. Missy Balmir is Chief Executive Officer of Thorough Planning LLC, a full-service campaign management firm based in Kenilworth, N.J., which she founded in 2012. Prior to that, Balmir served in senior roles for several New Jersey government and political leaders at federal, state and municipal levels. Her previous positions include Senior Outreach A...

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New Jersey American Water Announces 2020 Environmental Grant Award Recipientsarrow

May 05, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Four community improvement projects receive more than $35,000 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 2020 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $35,238 to four distinguished organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection or watershed protection. Montclair State University’s New Jersey Center for Water Science and Technology (NJCWST) was awarded $10,000 for the creation of a “Traveling Harmful Algae Bloom (HAB) Lab” which will extend and advance NJCWST’s work ...

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New Jersey American Water Recommends Large Building Operators and Schools Flush Pipes Regularly to Maintain Water Qualityarrow

May 04, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Company Recommends Proper Maintenance Protocols to Help Maintain Water Quality in Unoccupied Buildings CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water remains committed to keeping customers informed as it continues to deliver, clean, safe and reliable water and wastewater services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. As many offices, schools and other large buildings are largely unoccupied during the state’s stay-at-home order, New Jersey American Water encourages large building owners and operators to adopt a proactive approach that includes proper flushing procedures, adjustment of hot water temperature, and proper maintenance of building plumbing and heating/cooling systems. Proper flushing of plumbing before reoccupying th...

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New Jersey American Water & Scholastic Celebrate Five Years of Working Togetherarrow

April 23, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Providing Water Conservation Curriculum to NJ Teachers & Students CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week, New Jersey American Water and Scholastic will celebrate five years of working together to provide water-based curriculum for teachers and families across New Jersey. The How Water Works program, a free, online platform, offers fun and engaging curriculum with a focus on STEM and the importance of water. “We are proud to celebrate five years of working closely with Scholastic and empowering our communities with resources to teach our youth the value of water,” said Denise Venuti Free, Director of Communications and External Affairs for New Jersey American Water. “Now more than ever, we recognize the necessity of providing free educati...

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New Jersey American Water Asks Customers to Help Protect Workers arrow

April 20, 2020

Customers should not approach New Jersey American Water employees or contractors working in the field; questions about projects can be addressed by calling (800) 272-1325. CAMDEN, N.J. – APRIL 20, 2020 – Amidst the current COVID-19 public health emergency, New Jersey American Water employees continue to work to provide reliable water and wastewater service for 2.8 million people across the state. According to Thomas Shroba, Vice President of Operations at New Jersey American Water, the company has implemented a business continuity plan and provided critical personal protection equipment to protect employees. Shroba said, “We are doing all we can to protect our colleagues and the public while we continue to provide a critical service. Unfortunately, we continue to have customers approach our workers in the field, presenting a safety concern which can be avoided wit...

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New Jersey American Water and American Water Charitable Foundation Provide $65,000 in Local COVID-19 Relief Donationsarrow

April 16, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Cooper Health, Inspira Health, RWJBarnabas Health & New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund To Receive Donations CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation are together providing $65,000 in donations to the COVID-19 emergency funds of four organizations in New Jersey. New Jersey American Water is donating $15,000 each to Cooper Health Foundation and RWJBarnabas Health Foundation, and $10,000 to Inspira Health, to benefit each health provider’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. Additionally, the American Water Charitable Foundation is providing a $25,000 grant to the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, as part of the Foundation’s community-focused COVID-19 Response Fund. “Now more than ever, we mu...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $560,000 in Middletown Infrastructure arrow

April 15, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – APRIL 15, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,700 feet of aging water main in Middletown beginning next week. The project also includes replacing 46 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines, installed as far back as the 1950s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Greene Avenue from Brookside Drive to Maple Avenue Maple Avenue from Greene Avenue to Main Street This $560,000 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 ...

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Temporary Scheduled Treatment Change to End in Central and Northern Parts of the State Served by New Jersey American Waterarrow

April 07, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On April 21, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. These plants serve New Jersey American Water customers in the following counties: Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union. In mid-February, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water temporarily changed the water treatment process from a chloramine residual (a combined residual) to a free chlorine residual. Chloramines have long been an effective method of water disinfection that meet all EPA and NJDEP drinking water standards and have been used by New Jersey American Water since the 1980s. The treatment change applies to New Jerse...

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Temporary Scheduled Water Treatment Change to End in Monmouth and Ocean Countiesarrow

April 06, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – April 6, 2020 – On April 20, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune. In February, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water temporarily changed the water treatment process from a chloramine (combination) residual to free chlorine residual. The ten-week planned changeover to free chlorine residual enabled the company to perform routine maintenance. The treatment change applies to New Jersey American Water customers in the following communities: Aberdeen, Allenhurst, Asbury Park City, Avon, Bay Head, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Colts Neck Township, Deal, Eatontown, Elberon, Fair Haven, Hazlet, Highlands, Holmdel Township, Interlaken, Keansburg,...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $2.1 Million in Bernardsville Infrastructure arrow

April 06, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – April 6, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,100 feet of aging water main in Bernardsville beginning this week. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 51 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch and 8-inch water lines with new, 16-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Childs Road from Morristown Road to Mullens Lane Mullens Lane from Childs Road to Old Army Road Old Army Road from Mullens Lane to Oak Ridge Road Oak Ridge Road from Old Army Road to Oak Place This $2.1 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-dolla...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $701,000 in Roselle Park Infrastructure arrow

April 03, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – April 3, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,760 feet of aging water main in Roselle Park beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines with new, 12-inch ductile iron main along West Webster Avenue from Laurel Avenue to Locust Street. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 16 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $701,000 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 contr...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.5 Million in Summit Infrastructure arrow

April 02, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – APRIL 2, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,060 feet of aging water main in Summit beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1890s, with new, 12-inch ductile iron main along Kent Place Boulevard from High Street to Passaic Avenue. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 80 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.5 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&rs...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $427,000 in Union Infrastructure arrow

April 01, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – April 1, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,680 feet of aging water main in Union beginning this week. The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 36 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Stockton Road from Yorktown Road to Salem Road Cambridge Drive from Yorktown Road to Salem Road Meade Terrace from Yorktown Road to Salem Road This $427,000 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 t...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.1 Million in Camden Infrastructure arrow

April 01, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – April 1, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,800 feet of aging water main in Camden beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines with new, 12-inch ductile iron main along 27th Street from Marlton Avenue to Federal Street. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 160 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.1 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, ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $563,000 in Mount Holly and Westampton Infrastructure arrow

March 27, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 27, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,400 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Mount Holly and Westampton beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1950s, with new 8-inch and 12-inch ductile iron main along Smith Lane from Woodpecker Lane in Mount Holly to Burlington-Mt Holly Road in Westampton. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 55 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $563,000 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...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $825,000 in Pleasantville Infrastructure arrow

March 27, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 27, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,300 feet of aging cast iron water main in Pleasantville beginning next week. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 38 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with new 8-inch and 12-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Black Horse Pike from Chestnut Avenue to Chester Avenue Chestnut Avenue from West Jersey Avenue to Decatur Avenue This $825,000 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 infrastructu...

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New Jersey American Water to Continue Planned Infrastructure Work Amidst COVID-19 Public Health Emergencyarrow

March 26, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Pipeline replacements and other planned system improvements to continue as essential work to provide reliable water and wastewater services CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amidst the current COVID-19 public health emergency, consistent with Governor Murphy’s Executive Order, New Jersey American Water will continue planned infrastructure projects across its service areas to continue to provide reliable water and wastewater services to its customers. As a water and wastewater service provider, New Jersey American Water provides an essential service. Water and wastewater utilities are part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s “critical infrastructure sectors,” as safe drinking water is critical to protecting public health, and properly t...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.2 Million in New Providence Infrastructure arrow

March 25, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 25, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,620 feet of aging 8-inch water main in New Providence beginning next week. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 35 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1940s, with new 16-inch ductile iron main along Passaic Street from Commonwealth Avenue to Springfield Avenue. 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 Jers...

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Long Hill Telephone Public Hearing Scheduled for April 2arrow

March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020 – New Jersey American Water filed a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Feb. 6, 2020, seeking approval of the Township of Long Hill’s consent to allow New Jersey American Water to provide sewer services as part of its purchase of the Township’s sewer system. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the public hearing to approve the Township’s consent to allow New Jersey American Water to provide wastewater service will now be held telephonically on April 2, 2020. Click here to read the amended hearing notice. Click here to read the petition.

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New Jersey American Water Warns Against Flushing Sanitizing and “Flushable” Wipesarrow

March 23, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Use of wipes impacts wastewater treatment facilities and could lead to sewer backups and unexpected repair bills CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With hand hygiene at the top of everyone’s minds and toilet paper in high demand, many households are increasing their use of sanitizing wipes and “flushable” wipes. However, New Jersey American Water is telling customers not to flush these wipes down the toilet. Flushing wipes, paper towels, or other paper products not intended for use in wastewater systems, down the toilet can lead to sewer backups and in-home plumbing issues which may be expensive to repair. Even wipes labeled as “flushable” or “biodegradable” can cause backups for sewer utilities and headaches for homeowners. “Many sewer blockages ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $942,000 in Middle Township Infrastructure arrow

March 23, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 23, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,640 feet of aging 4-inch and 6-inch water main in Middle Township beginning tomorrow. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 62 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1940s, with new 8-inch and 12-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Mechanic Street from Poplar Street to Hamann Ave Goshen Road from Church Street to Mechanic Street Dias Creek Road from Hand Avenue to Mechanic Street This $942,000 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 init...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $4.25 Million in Lakewood Infrastructure arrow

March 18, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MARCH. 18, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,000 feet of aging 8-inch sewer main and 13,100 feet of aging water main in Lakewood beginning next week. The project also includes replacing 205 utility-owned service lines and four fire hydrants, as well as adding three more, along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water and sewer lines, installed as far back as the 1930’s, with new 8-inch PVC sewer main and ductile iron water main along the following streets: South Lake Drive from Central Ave to Freeman Road and Davis Road to Sunset Road – water only Central Avenue only at the intersections of Freeman Road, Kimbal Road, Sunset Road, Bradshaw Road – water only, Caranetta Drive – water and sewer Caranetta Drive entire length – water and sewer Freeman R...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $3.5 Million in Bernards Infrastructure arrow

March 18, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 18, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 8,220 feet of aging 8-inch water main in Bernards beginning next week. The project also includes replacing six fire hydrants and 53 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1940s, with new 12-inch and 16-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Lyons Road, from Goltra Drive to Lyons Place Mt. Airy Road, from Meeker Road to Stacey Lane This $3.5 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 en...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $556,000 in Little Silver Infrastructure arrow

March 17, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 17, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,640 feet of aging 2-inch and 6-inch water main in Little Silver beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Salem Lane and Standish Lane and Alden Terrace from Standish Lane to the dead end. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 63 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $556,000 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...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.5 Million in Lindenwold Infrastructure arrow

March 17, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 17, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 8,000 feet of aging 4-inch and 6-inch water main in Lindenwold beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1950s, with new 6-inch and 8-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Aston Martin Drive, Bentley Road, Delahaye Road, Mercedes Road, Healey Place, Lancia Place, and Thunderbird Road. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 150 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.5 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...

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New Jersey American Water Reminds Customers That Each Drop Adds Up During Fix a Leak Weekarrow

March 17, 2020

 Families can find and fix leaks and save money with free materials and resources ​ CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 17, 2020 – New Jersey American Water and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are marking the annual Fix a Leak Week, which runs from March 16-22. The national campaign, part of the EPA’s WaterSense program, helps to raise awareness about small leaks and other water that may be inadvertently wasted within homes. With more than 110 million households in this country, a seemingly minor leak from a faucet, showerhead, toilet, or other appliance can collectively result in a tremendous amount of wasted water. With the average residence losing 10,000 gallons a year, this means that more than a trillion gallons of water are lost annually nationwide through leaks occurring within homes. Through initiatives like Fix a Leak Week, the hope is that by prompting ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $560,000 in Clark Infrastructure arrow

March 16, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 16, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,400 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Clark beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1950s, with new 12-inch ductile iron main along Valley Road from Brant Avenue to Walnut Avenue. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and five utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $560,000 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 l...

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Water Treatment Barriers Provide Drinking Water Protectionarrow

March 13, 2020

New Jersey American Water places moratorium on shutoffs CAMDEN, NJ ― (March 13, 2020) ― At New Jersey American Water, the health and safety of our customers, communities and employees is our top priority. We provide an essential service that is critically important and like many other companies in the U.S. and across the globe, American Water has established coronavirus preparedness plans. It is important for you to know that New Jersey American Water’s drinking water treatment barriers provide protection that includes filtration and disinfection of our surface water supplies (e.g., those from lakes, reservoirs, or rivers) and disinfection of our ground water sources (e.g., underground wells). These treatments are effective in removing and/or inactivating viruses. Our water meets all current federal and state drinking water requirements. To minimize the risk of expos...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $2.3 Million in Bernardsville and Bernards Township Infrastructure arrow

March 13, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MARCH 13, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will install approximately 6,320 feet of new 16-inch ductile iron water main in Bernardsville and Bernards Township beginning next week. The company will install the new water lines along the following streets: North Finley Avenue from Monroe Place to Morristown Road Monroe Place from Ellis Drive to North Finley Avenue Ellis Drive from East Craig Street to Monroe Place East Craig Street from North Maple Avenue to Ellis Drive This $2.3 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. The new main will also provide the ability to serve more customers in the future as the region continues to grow. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, CRJ C...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.57 Million in West Orange Infrastructure arrow

March 13, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 13, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,650 feet of aging 6-inch water main in West Orange beginning next week. The project also includes replacing nine fire hydrants and 77 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1940s, with new 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Edgewood Avenue from Arverne Road to Rock Spring Avenue Lessing Road from St. Cloud Avenue to Edgewood Avenue This $1.57 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 reac...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $630,000 in Fanwood Infrastructure arrow

March 12, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 12, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,350 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Fanwood beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1950s, with new 12-inch ductile iron main along North Martine Avenue from Midway Avenue to Portland Avenue. The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 28 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $630,000 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 W...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $575,000 in Hillside Infrastructure arrow

March 11, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 11, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,600 feet of aging water main in Hillside beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1930s, with new, larger ductile iron main along Glenwood Avenue from North Union Avenue to Interstate 78 and the entire length of Morris Place. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 26 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $575,000 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 sta...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $800,000 in Neptune Infrastructure arrow

March 11, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 11, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,020 feet of aging 2-inch and 6-inch water main in Neptune beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1920s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along Sixth Avenue from Neptune Boulevard to Route 35. The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 54 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. 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 W...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $978,000 in Irvington Infrastructure arrow

March 10, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 10, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,060 feet of aging water main in Irvington beginning this week. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 72 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1910s, with new ductile iron main along the following streets: Mill Road from Union Avenue to Stuyvesant Avenue McAllister Place from Paine Avenue to the end of the road This $978,000 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 mo...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $380,000 in Lindenwold Infrastructurearrow

March 06, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 6, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,000 feet of aging 2-inch water main in Lindenwold beginning next week. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 30 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1970s, with new 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Pinegrove Avenue from West Park Avenue to Wallace Avenue Monroe Avenue from Pinegrove Avenue to Chews Landing Road Wallace Avenue from Pinegrove Avenue to Chews Landing Road Parker Avenue and Pinegrove Avenue intersection This $380,000 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-d...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $334,100 in Mountainside Infrastructurearrow

March 05, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 4, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 800 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Mountainside beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1950s, with new 12-inch ductile iron main along Summit Lane from New Providence Road to Outlook Drive. The project also includes replacing a fire hydrant and six utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $334,100 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, qual...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.7 Million in Linwood Infrastructurearrow

March 05, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 4, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,900 feet of aging 8-inch water main in Linwood beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1910s, with new ductile iron main along Shore Road from Dee Drive to East Monroe Avenue. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 48 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. 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 cont...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.1 Million in Cherry Hill Infrastructure arrow

March 05, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – MAR. 4, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 5,000 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Cherry Hill beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1950s, with new ductile iron main along the entire length of North Bowling Green Drive, South Bowling Green Drive, Bryant Road, Badger Lane, and Beverly Terrace. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 100 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.1 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...

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New Jersey American Water to Start Annual Spring Cleaningarrow

February 26, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Water main flushing begins this month and continues through the fall CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beginning March 2 and into the summer months, New Jersey American Water will perform the annual cleaning of its water distribution system to ensure customers continue to receive high-quality, reliable water service. Flushing the system helps to clean out any build up of mineral deposits and sediment inside the pipes. The company also flushes its hydrants to make sure they are operational and to check fire flows in the system. Flushing involves simultaneously opening fire hydrants in a specific area to create increased water flows. The service areas and dates when flushing begins are posted at www.newjerseyamwater.com, under Alerts. While wate...

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