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Lawrenceville, NJ - April 8, 2005
NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER, FORMERLY ELIZABETHTOWN
WATER COMPANY, ISSUES PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY AND VOLUNTARY WATER
CONSERVATION FOR ALL ITS CUSTOMERS IN MIDDLESEX, UNION, AND SOMERSET COUNTIES
NEW JERSEY AMERICAN WATER WILL HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE AT 9 PM AT THE COMMERCE BANK BALL PARK IN BRIDGEWATER IN THE WEST PARKING LOT
Please note that this is a standard precaution that is taken whenever a water system loses pressure in our pipes. There is no evidence of any contamination. We will inform you when the advisory is lifted.
As a precaution, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection requires us to issue of the following advisory:
The Department of Environmental Protection has determined that a potential or actual threat to the quality of water being provided to you currently exists. Therefore until further notice, bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow to cool before using for consumption; drinking, ice cubes, washing vegetables and fruit, and for brushing teeth. Please continue to boil your water until you are notified that the water quality is acceptable.
Residents may also experience low water pressure and it is crucial that they conserve as much water as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and we are working to solve these problems as soon as possible. In the meantime, cooperation from our customers is greatly appreciated. If you require further information please call 1-800-272-1325.
About New Jersey American
New Jersey American Water is the state’s largest water utility, serving over one million people in 124 communities throughout the state.
About American Water
With a history of over 100 years, American Water provides high quality water, wastewater, and other related services, serving over 18 million customers in 29 states and 3 Canadian provinces. American Water is part of RWE Thames Water and, through their combined expertise, continues the tradition of providing customers with superior quality service while gaining access to new technologies, research and development, and global experience in service, customer satisfaction and security.