New Jersey American Water Completed Emergency Water Main Repairs

VOORHEES, N.J. (September 5, 2018) – Crews completed emergency repairs this afternoon to a major transmission main at the Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant.  As New Jersey American Water began work Tuesday afternoon to repair the main, customers in twelve municipalities in two counties were asked to conserve water and curtail outdoor water use for 72 hours.

With repairs complete customers may resume normal water use. Municipalities under the outdoor water use curtail were:

  • Bridgewater

  • Bound Brook

  • South Bound Brook

  • Branchburg

  • Manville

  • Montgomery

  • Hillsborough

  • Raritan Township

  • Raritan Borough

  • Readington

  • Millstone

  • Somerville

“New Jersey American Water appreciates its customer for their cooperation in conserving water during the repair period,” says Robert Schaefer, Senior Director of Operations for New Jersey American Water’s central operating region.

Additional information is available on New Jersey American Water’s website at, under the Alerts Notifications section.


New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.7 million people. For more information, visit and follow New Jersey American Water on Twitter and Facebook.  With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we keep their lives flowing. For more information, visit

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