EDISON - Several New Jersey municipalities have issued boil water advisories to ensure the public health and safety of state residents as a result of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

* Atlantic City MUA* Independence MUA - Highland System, Warren County * Bayview Water System, Fortesque, Downe Township, Cumberland County * Ship Bottom, Ocean County * Stafford Township MUA, Cedar Bonnet Island, Ocean County * United Water Sunset Ridge, Vernon Township, Sussex County * United Water Highlands Lakes, Vernon Township* United Water Predmore, Vernon Township * United Water Sammis, Vernon Township * United Water Woodridge Wantage, Sussex County * Brant Beach, Ocean County

New Jersey residents who are unsure of their water supply - from either a municipal water system or personal well - should use bottled water or boil potable water before use.