About 60 families lost water after the 20-inch main broke around 12:30 a.m. at the corner of Sip and Bergen Avenues near the Journal Square PATH station.
Round two of wet weather settled over parts of the Tri-State Area on Thursday evening, pushing monthly rainfall totals within reach of the history books.
The state Senate Budget Committee invited mayors and emergency management officials to testify Monday in Toms River about their storm-recovery needs. The hearing is the first of several that will focus on helping residents recover.
It only costs a few seconds, says Jersey City OEM director Greg Kierce, but in an emergency seconds can count.
Mayor Jerramiah Healy was sounding the alarm Tuesday because of concerns over the proposal’s proximity to critical infrastructure.