Boil water advisory lifted for 3 northern NJ towns

Officials have lifted a boil water advisory that was issued for three northern New Jersey towns after a weekend water main break. New Jersey American

Officials say a 24-inch water main burst near NJ Transit train tracks which flooded streets, and disrupted train service in the area.

Officials say a 24-inch water main burst near NJ Transit train tracks which flooded streets, and disrupted train service in the area. (3/29/15)

MILLBURN - (AP) - Officials have lifted a boil water advisory that was issued for three northern New Jersey towns after a weekend water main break.

New Jersey American Water announced the move Sunday afternoon. It says repairs on the ruptured 24-inch main in Millburn have been completed, and testing showed the water quality to be safe.

The advisory had been in effect for Irvington, Maplewood and Millburn. It was issued Saturday, a few hours after the main had burst Friday night in a residential area of Millburn, near the New Jersey Transit train tracks.

The break sent water flooding into several streets, homes and businesses. It also disrupted train service on the Morris and Essex lines.

The cause of the break remains under investigation.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Chopper 12 over small plane crash on 1 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over small plane crash on Bayonne street
Pilot from Long Island recovers after small plane 2 Pilot recovers after plane crashes onto street in Bayonne
Pilot from Long Island recovers after small plane 3 Small plane crashes on Bayonne street
One lane in each direction now open on 4 Portions of Bayonne Bridge's upper deck now open
Residents across New Jersey are taking advantage of 5 Residents take advantage of spring-like temps

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE