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Oradell Reservoir

Concerns Rise As Water Levels Drop In Bergen County Reservoirs

United Water spokesman Steve Goudsmith said New Jersey reservoirs are down to 45 percent capacity.

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A water main break left 14th Street flooded in Hoboken on Friday, Aug. 28. (Credit: Dollar Bail, via Twitter)

Water Main Break Leaves Hoboken Streets Flooded

Hoboken residents were advised that they might experience low water pressure late Friday, after a water main ruptured.


Nassau County residents say noise from generators at a sewage treatment plant have become a nuisance. (Credit: CBS2)

Nassau County Residents Say Noisy Generators Are Rattling Their Nerves

The generators were supposed to provide a temporary fix after Superstorm Sandy flooded a sewage treatment plant, but they’re still cranking out power and noise.


Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

New Jersey Businessman Admits Stealing $100,000 Worth Of Water

A New Jersey businessman has admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal $100,000 in water, said Attorney Paul J. Fishman.


Emergency responders try to rescue a man from a pipe at a water treatment plant in New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Trespasser Freed From Pipe At United Water Plant In New Jersey, Faces Criminal Charges

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.


Crews on the scene of a water main break in Paramus, NJ on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Respond To Water Main Break In Paramus

United Water says the 12 inch water main broke on Route 17 South between Midland Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue.


Downtown Jersey City, Dec. 18, 2013 (CBS 2)

Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Jersey City

The order was issued Wednesday in the Bergen Lafayette area after a water main broke.


Downtown Jersey City, Dec. 18, 2013 (CBS 2)

Water Pressure Restored For Most In Downtown Jersey City

Students in nearly a dozen schools were sent home early Wednesday due to a lack of water.


Hoboken Water Main Break

Crews Work To Repair Hoboken Water Main Break

Crews were in the process Saturday morning of fixing a major water main break in Hoboken.


Water flows from a broken water main in Hoboken on March 28, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer: City’s Water Problems Were Years In The Making

Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that the city’s aging water infrastructure has been neglected for decades.


A third water main break in Hoboken on March 29, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

More Water Woes In Hoboken, Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect

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.


City officials said a contractor struck a 30-inch water main at a construction site at 14th Street and Willow Avenue in Hoboken on March 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Second Hoboken Water Main Break Prompts Boil Water Advisory

Much of Hoboken was without water earlier Thursday after a contractor struck a 30-inch water main.


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Debate Raging In Nassau County Over Turning Public Sewer System Private

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.


Floodwaters (file / credit: clipart.com)

Report: Woodcliff Lake Reservoir Doesn’t Make Flooding Worse

A new study of the Woodcliff Lake reservoir found its flood gates are working properly after all.


People's belongings destroyed by Irene are seen on the street - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Seeks Donations For Families Flooded Out By Irene

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.