United Water spokesman Rich Henning said the man broke into the plant that treats and pumps water for the township of Manalapan. Workers heard cries for help coming from a pipe around 7 a.m. Friday.
United Water says the 12 inch water main broke on Route 17 South between Midland Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue.
The order was issued Wednesday in the Bergen Lafayette area after a water main broke.
Students in nearly a dozen schools were sent home early Wednesday due to a lack of water.
Crews were in the process Saturday morning of fixing a major water main break in Hoboken.
Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that the city’s aging water infrastructure has been neglected for decades.
Friday’s leak happened at Park Avenue and 14th Street around the corner from where the 30-inch pipe was broken by a construction crew at around 11 a.m. Thursday.
Much of Hoboken was without water earlier Thursday after a contractor struck a 30-inch water main.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said going private is Nassau’s best way out of staggering debt — the highest in the state. Nassau sewers, he said, are broken and polluting waterways.
A new study of the Woodcliff Lake reservoir found its flood gates are working properly after all.
It’s been nearly a week since Hurricane Irene ravaged New York City’s northern suburbs, and it’s still quite obvious to anyone who goes up and down the streets.
Some residents claim it is up to United Water to better maintain water levels at a nearby reservoir — especially during a bad storm. They say the excess water inevitably winds up on streets and in homes.
Toxic paint is the scourge of New Jersey’s industrial past, when the largest auto plant in the United States was right in Mahwah.
Customers in Fort Lee, Palisades Park, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Tenafly and Leonia are being affected.
Well, Rockland County residents are another step closer to drinking Hudson River water.