United Water Customers In Bergen County Advised To Boil Water After Main Break

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 30-inch water main break that caused plenty of trouble in Bergen County on Wednesday has been repaired.

The break occurred on Hollywood Avenue and Route 9W in Englewood Cliffs.

Crews are in the process of filling and pressurizing the transmission main and company officials expect that the main will be fully pressurized Thursday afternoon.

The boil water advisory remains in effect until further notice for customers in the following communities:

• Englewood Cliffs-All residents
• Englewood—Residents east of Grand Avenue /Engle Street
• Tenafly—Residents east of Engle Street

Customers in the these towns will have to boil their water for one minute for the following: drinking, cooking or baking, making ice cubes, taking medication, brushing teeth, washing food, mixing baby formula or food, mixing juices or drinks, feeding pets and all other consumption. Water does not have to be boiled for showering, washing dishes or clothes, according to United Water.

United Water is advising residents of Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fort Lee, Leonia, Palisades Park, and Tenafly to continue to use water for essential purposes only until they are notified that normal water pressure has been restored.

For current information customers can visit http://www.unitedwater.com/newjersey/cusNewscenter.aspx?id=690 or call 800-422-5987.

Are You Affected By The Water Main Break?  Tell Us About It In The Comments Section…


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  1. business says:

    ….Syracuse WSYR-TV – Water service will soon be restored to homes and businesses affected by Monday mornings water main break on Burnet Avenue. ………….Syracuse WSYR-TV – A number of homes and businesses in the Eastwood neighborhood of Syracuse are without water or are experiencing low water pressure this morning. Its because of a water main break near the corner of Burnet Avenue and Vine Street.Burnet Avenue remains closed from Winton Street to Vine Street.Syracuse water crews told NewsChannel 9 it was a 20-inch water main that broke.

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