Workers on scene trying to repair the problem.
The Warren Township Police Department confirmed a water main break on Mountain Boulevard occurred early Sunday morning and that workers are currently attempting to fix the problem. While the cause of the break and the extent of damage done wasn’t immediately released by police, a dispatcher confirmed that workers have been on site since early Sunday morning, trying to repair the break. A call to American Water wasn’t immediately returned. Patch will update this story when more information is available.
Flood waters are affecting many plants and pumping stations across state.
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Flood waters affecting many of its plants and pumping stations, including one in Bridgewater, have caused New Jersey American Water to ask its customers to conserve as much water as possible while the company deals with localized power losses and communications issues. The company’s Raritan Millstone Plant in Bridgewater, Canoe Brook Water Treatment Plant in Short Hills [Essex County] and its Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck [Monmouth County], as well as other facilities throughout the state, have either been inundated with flood waters and/or are running on backup power, according to a release from the company. “Irene’s historic level of flooding is stressing utilities, including water systems, statewide,” said Steve …