NJAW implements temporary change in water treatment plants

NJAW implements temporary change in water treatment plants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — 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, aka combined, residual to free chlorine residual at the company’s Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants. These surface water treatment plants serve New Jersey […]

NJAW invests $304,000 in Irvington infrastructure

NJAW invests $304,000 in Irvington infrastructure

IRVINGTON, NJ — New Jersey American Water will replace approximately 600 feet of aging water main in Irvington, beginning this week. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch cast-iron water lines, which were installed in the 1920s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along Hoffman Place from Paine Avenue to the dead end. The project […]

NJAW receives 2020 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey American Water was recognized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection as one of this year’s recipients of the annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. This year’s awards, which were presented in a virtual ceremony on Dec. 14, coincide with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s 50th anniversary.  “As […]

NJAW reminds customers to prepare for winter weather

NJAW reminds customers to prepare for winter weather

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As temperatures have begun to dip below freezing in many parts of the state, New Jersey American Water warns customers that the winter season is quickly approaching. The company urges customers to set aside a few moments right now to prepare their plumbing for the coming cooler conditions and avoid the […]

NJAW invests $512,000 in West Orange infrastructure

NJAW invests $512,000 in West Orange infrastructure

WEST ORANGE, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced Nov. 5 that it will replace approximately 1,170 feet of aging water main in West Orange. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines, installed in the 1920s, with new, 12-inch ductile iron main along Bradley Terrace from Mount Pleasant Avenue to Gregory Avenue and […]

NJAW completes required lead and copper sampling

NJAW completes required lead and copper sampling

CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced Oct. 16 that it has completed its required lead and copper sampling for 2020 and all systems tested meet state water quality regulations. The company tested 13 water systems that are required to be tested between June and September, and all results show compliance with safe drinking-water […]

Orange opens NJAW interconnection in North Ward

ORANGE, NJ — With Newark entering the final state of its lead service line replacement program, water remains at the forefront of many people’s concerns. But for residents of Orange’s North Ward, recent slight discoloration in the water is nothing to worry about — it is not lead, but a little bit of rust; residents […]

NJAW announces new program to create jobs and invest in water services

NJAW announces new program to create jobs and invest in water services

CAMDEN, NJ — On July 23, New Jersey American Water President Cheryl Norton announced a new program that proposes to accelerate capital investment in water and wastewater infrastructure while creating and/or sustaining thousands of jobs. Solutions Today and Reinvesting Tomorrow consists of several distinct proposed pieces, which collectively are intended to serve the greater good […]

Scotland Road improvements begin this month

Scotland Road improvements begin this month

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Long-awaited improvements to Scotland Road, a county road in South Orange, will begin with the recent award of a contract to Colonnelli Brothers, who are set to break ground in late May to replace the water main that runs the length of the roadway. The South Orange Water Utility and its […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end

CAMDEN, NJ — 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 Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-February, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for […]

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