Tag Archives | New Brunswick Water Utility

UPDATE: George Street Water Main Break Repaired, Service Restored

UPDATE: The George Street water main break has been repaired. George Street and Church Street have been reopened and water service has been restored to affected areas. A boil water advisory is NOT in effect. Water remains safe for use.     UPDATE: George Street remains closed between Paterson Street and Church Street due to a break […]

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Prevent Frozen Pipes and Meters During the Winter Cold

When below freezing temperatures are sustained over a few days, water pipes and meters are at risk of freezing. The New Brunswick Water Utility urges residents to take to steps to prevent this from happening, as frozen pipes and meters can stop water service and may be expensive to repair or replace. The New Brunswick Water Utility offers the following prevention tips to avoid frozen pipes: Eliminate cold […]

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Hydrant Flushing Scheduled in Rutgers Village and Edgebrook Neighborhoods October 24-27

The New Brunswick Water Utility has scheduled daytime hydrant flushing for the Rutgers Village and Edgebrook neighborhoods from Tuesday, October 24 through Friday, October 27. Any discoloration in the water will be temporary. Water is safe to consume during this time, but residents may wish to refrain from doing laundry while discoloration is present.

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for October 10-12

Annual fall hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until discoloration disappears, as […]

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for October 2-5

Annual fall hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until discoloration disappears, as […]

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for September 25-27

Annual fall hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until discoloration disappears, as […]

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Hydrant Flushing Schedule for the Week of May 15

Annual spring hydrant flushing is currently underway in the City of New Brunswick. Hydrants are flushed twice a year to remove iron deposits that build up in water mains. Discoloration may occur as a result of flushing, but water remains safe for use. Residents are advised to avoid using hot water or doing laundry until […]

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