Randolph Township water main break repaired; boil water advisory lifted

The water main break happened early Friday afternoon not too long after the 4.8 earthquake.

News 12 Staff

Apr 6, 2024, 10:10 PM

Updated 45 days ago

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TUESDAY, APRIL 9 UPDATE: The boil water advisory has been lifted. Officials remind residents they should run their faucets for three to five minutes to flush their connection and to empty automatic ice makers to get clean ice.
A water main break in Randolph Township was repaired and water returned to normal pressure.
The boil water advisory was issued Friday for a few communities before it was expanded on Saturday to entire township.
News 12 New Jersey's Amanda Lee's Saturday evening report
The advisory was issued following the water main break on Park Avenue.
Crews from the township and Morris County worked at the scene to repressurize the system and ensure that all was secured.
The water main break happened early Friday afternoon not too long after the 4.8 earthquake. Town officials, however, did not link the water main break to the quake.
Randolph Township officials said non-potable water is available at Randolph Fire Company No. 4 on Dover Chester Road.


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