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Warren and Watchung, NJ, lifted mandatory boiling water recommendation

WATCH – A mandatory boiling water recommendation issued Wednesday by New Jersey American Water was canceled Friday afternoon, according to the utility.

A water service disruption along Carrar Drive in Watchung between Mountain Boulevard and Glen Eagle Drive had resulted in NJAW imposing the recommendation on both Watchung and Warren Township “until testing of the water service is deemed satisfactory,” according to a press release.

The company had said customers in the two communities could experience reduced water pressure as a result of the major disruption.

According to the NJAW, if a recommendation to boil water is issued, customers should boil their tap water for a minute and let it cool before using it, or opt for bottled water instead.

Boiled or bottled water should be used for:

  • Drinking (also for pets)
  • prepare meals
  • Mixing baby food, food, juices or drinks
  • Wash vegetables and fruit
  • Cook
  • make ice cream
  • Brush teeth
  • Wash the dishes

Customers are encouraged to check the Alerts tab on New Jersey American Water’s website for future updates and to call 1-800-272-1325 with any questions.

Patrick Lavery is a reporter and host for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

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