PISCATAWAY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Nine central New Jersey towns are under a boil water advisory.
- Green Brook
- South Plainfield
Area residents should bring tap water to a rolling boil for a minute and then cool it before using, or use bottled water. This applies to drinking water, cooking, making baby formula, washing fruit and vegetables, making ice, brushing teeth and washing dishes. Residents are advised not to swallow water while showering or bathing.READ MORE: 'I Want Justice For Him:' Father Of Zayid Muthana, Bodega Owners Call For Protection After 18-Year-Old Shot At Family Store In Brooklyn
Residents are also asked to use water only for essential purposes until the transmission main is repaired.
The company says the advisory has been issued out of an abundance of caution and will be lifted once tests show the water supply is deemed satisfactory.MORE NEWS: Caroline Simmons Officially Sworn In As Stamford Mayor
For more information and questions, you can call 1-800-272-1325.