Crews worked through the night to restore service to the area, which includes Christ Hospital in Jersey City.
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While great majority of residents in #JerseyCity and @CityofHoboken have service restored, there are small pockets with no water. Residents should check w building management to make sure there is no individual issue and also report their exact addresses. We will investigate.
— SUEZ Water NJ (@SUEZwaterNJ) April 29, 2020
According to SUEZ Water, a contractor working near Howell Street and Duffield Avenue ruptured the 36-inch line.READ MORE: NYPD: Suspect Grabbed 11-Year-Old Girl's Hair, Tried To Choke Her At Stuyvesant Square Park
Residents are urged to boil their water for at least one minute.
“Residents should boil their water for at least 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,” SUEZ said in a statement. “Water does not have to be boiled for the following activities: showering, washing dishes or clothes.”
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Update 4/29/2020-11:45 PM The water main break on 11th and Madison in #Hoboken has been isolated successfully. Repairs are estimated to be completed later this evening.
— SUEZ Water NJ (@SUEZwaterNJ) April 30, 2020
A second water main break was reported in Hoboken on Wednesday afternoon. It happened at 11th and Madison. Residents were told to avoid the area.