Cullen and Dykman & New Jersey American Water Announce Joint Diversity Fellowshiparrow

January 28, 2020

Cullen and Dykman and New Jersey American Water are proud to announce a joint summer fellowship program that will provide a unique summer work experience for law students dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Already recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys” by Law360, as well as a top ten “Ceiling Smasher,” Cullen and Dykman is committed to programs that foster a culture of respect, support, and professional advancement for all. “Diversity is core value of our culture. It enriches our workplace and leads to better results for our clients,” said Dina Vespia, the Chair of Cullen and Dykman’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. “This fellowship program furthers our commitment to recruit, retain, and advance talented attorneys who will contribute to the diversity of our firm and the le...

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New Jersey American Water Accepting Applications for 2020 Environmental Grant Programarrow

January 27, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Qualified organizations encouraged to apply by March 31, 2020 CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water is accepting applications for green project funding through its Environmental Grant Program. The program offers grants of $1,000 to $10,000 for qualifying innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore or protect watersheds, surface water and/or groundwater supplies throughout the company’s service areas. “We are committed to providing clean, safe, and reliable water to our customers, and part of that responsibility includes protecting our water sources,” said Matthew Csik, Director of Water Quality and Environmental Compliance at New Jersey American Water. “This grant allows us to support the unique ...

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Temporary Water Treatment Changes in Monmouth and Ocean Countiesarrow

January 23, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN 23, 2020 – Next month, as part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from a chloramine (combination) residual to free chlorine residual at the company’s Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune. The temporary treatment process will begin the week of February 17, 2020 and continue until April 2020. During this period, some customers may notice a slight taste and smell of chlorine in their water. This is normal and will only be temporary until the system maintenance is complete. Customers who wish to reduce the taste of chlorine can place water in an uncovered glass container in the refrigerator overnight to dissipate chlorine faster. During the treatment change, customers...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.1 Million in Roselle Park Infrastructure arrow

January 17, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 17, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 3,450 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Roselle Park this winter. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 54 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along the following streets: Woodside Avenue from Pinewood Avenue to Beechwood Avenue Pinewood Avenue from Woodside Avenue to the end of the road Oak Street from Pinewood Avenue to Woodside Avenue Beechwood Avenue from Valley Road to West Webster Avenue Jerome Street from Beechwood Avenue to West Westfield Avenue 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. ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $3.5 Million in Ocean City Infrastructure arrow

January 17, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 17, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 15,060 feet of aging water main in Ocean City this winter. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1910s and as small as 2 inches in diameter, with ductile iron main along the following streets: Atlantic Boulevard from Battersea Road to Gull Road Aberdeen Road from Wesley Road to the end of the street Edinburgh Road from Wesley Road to the end of the street Gardens Parkway from Belfast Road to Newcastle Road Newcastle Road from Wesley Road to the end of the street Wesley Road from East New Castle Road to East Dundee Road East Belfast Road from Wesley Road to Harbor Road East Dundee Road from Gardens Parkway to Wesley Road 52nd Street Dory Drive to Central Avenue 30th Stree...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $765,000 in Fair Haven Infrastructure arrow

January 16, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 15, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,640 feet of aging 2- and 6-inch water main in Fair Haven 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 First Street and Second Street from Hance Road to Chestnut Street. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 40 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $765,000 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 J...

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South Plainfield High School’s Environmental Science Club Named Recipient of New Jersey American Water’s 2019 Environmental Grant Awardsarrow

January 16, 2020

Three community improvement projects receive more than $27,000 in environmental funding CAMDEN, N.J. (January 15, 2020) – New Jersey American Water was proud to name South Plainfield High School’s Environmental Science Club a recipient of 2019 Environmental Grant Awards. Last year, the company 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. South Plainfield High School’s Environmental Science Club received a $9,804 grant to help fund the creation of an outdoor classroom at the school. For more information on the Environmental Grant Program, visit the company’s website, www.newjerseyamwater.com. Environmental Specialist, Danielle Kearsley, from New Jersey American Water (far left) visited ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $725,000 in Runnemede Infrastructure arrow

January 14, 2020

  CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 14, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,800 feet of aging 6-, 8-, and 12-inch water main in Runnemede beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1950s, with new, 8- and 12-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Lindsay Avenue, Washington Avenue, Haverford Avenue and Ardmore Road from Lindsay Avenue to Washington Avenue. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 99 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $725,000 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 en...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.36 Million in Hillside Infrastructure arrow

January 10, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 10, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,000 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Hillside beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the late 1930s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along the entire length of Eastern Parkway and Sweetland Avenue. The project also includes replacing seven fire hydrants and 95 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $1.36 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 Wat...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $300,000 in Audubon Infrastructure arrow

January 10, 2020

CAMDEN, N.J. – JAN. 10, 2020 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,300 feet of aging 4-inch water main in Audubon beginning next week. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed in the 1900s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along Cedarcroft Avenue from Mansion Avenue to Walnut Street. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 40 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $300,000 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...

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New Jersey American Water Announces Tenth Annual First Responder Grant Programarrow

January 08, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recognizing the bravery and commitment of volunteer firefighters and first responders, New Jersey American Water announces its 2020 grant program for volunteer fire departments and emergency responders (e.g., ambulance and first aid squads) located within the company’s service areas. “We are proud to continue to support the brave men and women who volunteer their time and risk their lives to protect our communities. This program is just one way we say thank you to these everyday heroes,” said Denise Venuti Free, director of Communications and External Affairs, New Jersey American Water. Grants may be used to cover the costs of personal protective apparatus, communications gear, first aid equipment, firefighting tools, vehicle maintenance and other materials that will be...

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New Jersey American Water Signs Agreement to Purchase Long Hill Township Sewer Systemarrow

January 02, 2020

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Acquisition Will Add 2,800 New Wastewater Customers CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire the wastewater assets of the Township of Long Hill, N.J. for $12.7 million. This municipally owned sewer system serves approximately 2,800 customers, most of whom already receive water service from New Jersey American Water. The agreement follows a voter referendum that took place in November, in which voters approved the sale of the system to New Jersey American Water by a two to one margin. “I want to thank the elected officials and residents of Long Hill Township for entrusting us with the care and improvement of their sewer system,” said Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey Ame...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1 Million in Lakewood Infrastructurearrow

December 18, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – DEC. 18, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 4,500 feet of aging 1.5-inch, 2-inch, and 6-inch water main in Lakewood this winter. The project also includes replacing one fire hydrant and 58 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, larger ductile iron main along the following streets: 8th Street from Princeton Avenue to Monmouth Avenue 9th Street from Lexington Avenue to Squankum Road and Princeton Avenue to the dead end Squankum Road from Princeton Avenue to Monmouth Avenue Courtney Road from Clifton Avenue to Monmouth Avenue Washington Place from 14th Street to Courtney Road This $1 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows fo...

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New Jersey American Water Files for Rate Adjustmentarrow

December 16, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Over $1 Billion in System Upgrades to Ensure Water Quality and Reliability Drives Request CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water has filed a petition with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for new rates based on the significant investment the company has made or will make into its water and wastewater infrastructure since its last rate case. “Since our last rate case, we have invested or will invest more than $1 billion in infrastructure upgrades, including over 95 miles, more than 510,000 feet, of water main, to ensure continued water quality, service reliability and fire protection for the more than 2.7 million people in 18 counties who depend on us every day,” said Cheryl Norton, president of New Jersey Americ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $1.1 Million in Union Infrastructurearrow

December 03, 2019

Upgrading aging water lines to build for tomorrow CAMDEN, N.J. – DEC. 3, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 2,890 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Union this fall. The project also includes replacing five fire hydrants and 61 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, with new, larger ductile iron main along the following streets: Halsey Avenue from Salem Road to the dead end on Dwight Terrace Fairfield Way from Wayne Terrace to the dead end Prescott Road from Colonial Avenue to Fairfield Way Princeton Road from Fairfield Way to Duquesne Terrace 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...

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As Temperatures Drop, New Jersey American Water Reminds Customers to Prepare for Winter Weatherarrow

December 02, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Now is the Time to Prepare Pipes and Avoid Winter Weather Disasters CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water knows that the winter season is only right around the corner. As the seasons change and temperatures drop, the company is urging homeowners to take the appropriate action right now in order to protect their pipes against frigid weather and protect against costly plumbing repairs. “It is important for New Jersey residents to be proactive as we head into the winter season,” explained Tom Shroba, vice president of Operations for New Jersey American Water. “One of the biggest and most costly risks a home or business owner can face are frozen pipes. As temperatures drop, we urge home and business owners to take the appropri...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $250,000 in Chester Borough Infrastructure arrow

November 27, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – NOV. 27, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will install approximately 750 feet of 8- and 12-inch water main in Chester Borough this fall. The project also includes replacing two utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. Approximately 100 feet of the new pipeline will replace aging 6-inch water main that was installed in the 1950s. The company will install the new water main along Fairmount Avenue from Seward Place to Aspen Drive. This $250,000 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 and reinforcement of water 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 $140,000 in Roxbury Infrastructure arrow

November 27, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – NOV. 27, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will install approximately 475 feet of new 8-inch water main in Roxbury this winter. The company will install the new ductile iron water lines along Sunset Lane from Oak Hill Drive to about the seventh house on the street. The project also includes installing one new utility-owned service line along the pipeline route. New Jersey American Water’s local, qualified contractor, Vollers Excavating & Construction, Inc., will begin work the week of Dec. 2 and expects to finish in two and a half weeks, weather permitting. Work hours will be from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work outside of these hours is not anticipated unless required to maintain project schedule. Final street restorations will be completed in the spring of 2020. Residents who live on Sunset Lane and wish to apply for publi...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $470,000 in Somerdale Infrastructurearrow

November 26, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – NOV. 26, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,800 feet of aging water main in Somerdale this fall. The company will upgrade the 6-inch water lines with new 8-inch ductile iron main along North and South Hilltop Avenue from West Maiden Lane to Ogg Avenue. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and installing one new hydrant as well as replacing 42 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. This $470,000 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...

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New Jersey American Water Releases New Video Highlighting Investment and Flood Protection Efforts at the Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plantarrow

November 26, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. Continued Investment Ensures Protection and Sustainability of Water Supply for More Than 1 Million People in Central New Jersey CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water today released a new video about its multi-year, $65 million investment to ensure the resiliency and sustainability of its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant. The video can be seen on the company’s YouTube Channel and other social media channels. The Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant, situated in Bridgewater, Somerset County, N.J., is New Jersey American Water’s largest water production facility and a regional source of potable water supply for seven counties in central New Jersey. The plant is located near the confluence of the Raritan and Millsto...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $6.8 Million in Monmouth County Infrastructurearrow

November 25, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Jersey American Water will replace nearly 23,000 feet of aging water main throughout Monmouth County this winter. The project also includes replacing 23 fire hydrants and up to 250 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline routes. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1920s, with new main in the following areas: Holmdel McCampbell Road from Barbera Drive to Crawfords Corner – Everett Road Interlaken Rona Street from Grassmere Avenue to Fernmere Avenue Middletown East End Avenue from East Road to 10th Street Highland Avenue from Ocean Avenue to Brevent Avenue Ocean Township Michael Avenue from Berger Avenue to Roosevelt Avenue Jerome Avenue from Michael Avenue to the end of the road Garfield Avenue ...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $409,000 in Summit Infrastructurearrow

November 25, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – NOV. 25, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 950 feet of aging water main in Summit this fall. The project also includes replacing one fire hydrant and 20 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1920s, with new ductile iron main along Evergreen Road from Montrose Avenue to Madison Avenue and from house #45 to the dead end. This $409,000 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 Wa...

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New Jersey American Water Invests $500,000 in Bay Head Infrastructure arrow

November 22, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J. – NOV. 22, 2019 – New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 1,900 feet of aging 6-inch water main in Bay Head this fall. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 32 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 ductile iron main along the following streets: Bayberry Lane Meadow Avenue Grove Street between Holly Avenue and Club Drive Holly Avenue between Woodland Avenue and Cranberry Avenue This $500,000 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 infrastructur...

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Fats, Oils, and Grease Go in the Trasharrow

November 19, 2019

Dateline City: CAMDEN, N.J. New Jersey American Water provides tips for proper disposal of cooking grease to protect home plumbing and sewers CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Next week, Thanksgiving will kick off the holiday season, bringing friends and loved ones together to celebrate, bond, and most of all eat. Many hours are spent cooking the perfect feast, but not much thought is given to cleaning it all up. Along with turkey, gravy, and all the trimmings comes fats, oils, and grease that should not be poured down the drain. When washed down the drain, grease and oil can adhere to the insides of the pipes causing clogs that lead to sewer overflows and in the worst cases, sewer backups for homeowners. Neither dishwashing detergents nor garbage disposals have the abili...

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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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