New Jersey American Water is changing its treatment process at two plants that serve several local municipalities.
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Friday, January 11
This release was received from New Jersey American Water. As part of our annual distribution system (pipeline) maintenance program, New Jersey American Water will be temporarily changing its water treatment process at the Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road surface water treatment plants from a chloramine residual to a free chlorine residual. The change will take place beginning Monday, January 7, 2013, and will continue through February. During this period, customers may notice an increase in the taste and smell of chlorine in the water. This is normal and will only be temporary while we complete this annual system maintenance. As always, we will continue to monitor the water quality to ensure the service we deliver meets or is better than …
The water company is urging residents of Union County to curb outdoor water use while repairs are made to a water main in Scotch Plains.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The following alert was issued by New Jersey American Water Tuesday afternoon. New Jersey American Water crews began emergency repairs this morning on a 48-inch main break in Scotch Plains along Portland Avenue near Watchung View Place. It is estimated that repairs will be completed within the next 48 to 72 hours. New Jersey American Water advises customers in the following communities to curtail outdoor water use while emergency repairs are underway on the 48-inch water main. Please discontinue lawn watering and conserve water indoors until further notice. While repairs are made, customers may experience low water pressure: Fanwood, Green Brook, Plainfield City, North Plainfield, Scotch Plains, Warren, Watchung, Clark, Cranford, Garwood, …