Water may taste, smell different in 3 Hudson Co. towns

JERSEY CITY - Water might taste and smell different to residents in Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken.

United Water says lab tests show the water is safe to drink.

The company says the change in taste and smell can be caused by turnovers in the reservoir when surface water cools and sinks to the bottom. It says customers might find the taste improves if they keep their water in an open pitcher in the refrigerator.

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