Outdoor water use ban remains in effect
New Jersey American Water Company has lifted the boil water advisory for the Aberdeen, Highlands, Holmdel and Middletown.
The use of water outdoors continues to be banned for NJAWC customers in Monmouth County.
The following measures are strongly encouraged now that the boil water advisory is rescinded:
Run your water faucets for 3-5 minutes to flush your service connection and interior plumbing with water from the service main.
Posted: July 2nd, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: New Jersey American Water, NJAWC | Tags: boil water advisory, NJAWC | 2 Comments »
Empty and clean your automatic ice makers and water chillers.
Drain and refill your hot water heater if the temperature is set below 113 degrees Fahrenheit.
Service connections with a water softener/cartridge filters should be run through a regeneration cycle or other procedures recommended by the manufacturer.
If you live in Aberdeen, Highlands, Holmdel, or Middletown, keep boiling your water before consumption.
New Jersey American Water Company, Monouth OEM and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have lifted the boil water advisory for:
• Deal Borough
• Eatontown Borough
• Fair Haven Borough
• Lake Como Borough
• Little Silver Borough
• Loch Arbor Village
• Long Branch City
• Monmouth Beach Borough
• Neptune Township
• Ocean Township
• Oceanport Borough
• Rumson Borough
• Sea Bright Borough
• Shrewsbury Borough
• Shrewsbury Township
• Tinton Falls Borough
• West Long Branch Borough
Bottled water will continue to be distributed to residents of Aberdeen, Highlands Holmdel and Middletown at Middletown High School North, 63 Tindal Road, Middletown, from the hours of 8am-7pm. Residents are also encouraged to bring there own water jugs for filling at this location.
Residents of the towns where the boil water advisory has been lifted should run all cold water faucets for one minute at a time at the highest flow possible without causing splashing or flooding of drains. Flush all automatic ice makers, make three batches of ice and discard. Run water softeners through a regeneration cycle. Run drinking water fountains at the highest flow possible for one minute.
The outdoor water usage ban remains in effect in all 22 towns affected by the NJAWC infrastructure failure.
Posted: July 2nd, 2012 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey American Water | Tags: boil water advisory, Monmouth County, New Jersey American Water Company, NJAWC | 1 Comment »