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Important Information About Your Drinking Water

This past September, the City of New Brunswick provided public notification to water consumers regarding an exceedance of Total Trihalomethanes (TTHMs) in our drinking water. TTHMs are a type of contaminant that are measured and tracked quarterly as part of regular water testing performed by the New Brunswick Water Utility. Samples taken in early August […]

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Important Information for New Brunswick Water Utility Customers Regarding Your Drinking Water

On September 23, the City of New Brunswick issued a notice explaining a water quality violation that occurred over the summer with regard to the level of TTHM’s found in our water system during a recent testing quarter. Above is an additional document further explaining the violation and the efforts undertaken to rectify the problem. […]

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UPDATE: Boil Water Advisory Lifted for Neighborhoods in Vicinity of Route 1, Route 18

UPDATE: The boil water advisory has been lifted for neighborhoods and businesses in the vicinity of Route 1 and Route 18. It is no longer necessary to bring tap water to a boil before consuming.  The New Brunswick Water Utility is providing notification that a water main break occurred on Friday, September 23 on Route […]

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Hydrant Flushing to Begin Monday Around Town

Hydrant flushing will take place this coming week and throughout the month of October in various neighborhoods around New Brunswick as part of the New Brunswick Water Utility’s regular maintenance of the City’s water mains. Flushing will begin on Monday, September 26 on Livingston Avenue and Joyce Kilmer Avenue between the hours of 10 p.m. […]

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Notice to New Brunswick Water Utility Consumers

Among the chemicals and contaminants monitored as part of the extensive water testing performed by the New Brunswick Water Utility, Trihalomethanes (TTHM) levels are sampled quarterly. TTHM’s are organic chemicals that can occur when chlorine used in the treatment process reacts with natural organic matter in water, creating a byproduct. The standard for TTHM’s is 80 parts per billion. […]

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