New Jersey American Water Investing $9 Million on Barnegat Bay Peninsula
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
New Jersey American Water is currently investing over $9 million for the
installation of new water mains in its service areas on Barnegat Bay
Peninsula, stretching from Bay Head to Ortley Beach. The approximate
41,695 feet of new pipe replaces water main that has reached the end of
its useful life and will be replaced with new ductile iron pipe.
"These projects demonstrate our commitment to provide high quality,
reliable water service to our customers and represent just a few of the
$350 million in system-wide upgrades we are making in 2017," stated
Kevin Keane, senior director of Operations. "With the installation of
the new water mains, New Jersey American Water customers should
experience increased water flows for residences and fire protection, and
continued improvement in reliability."
Customers are encouraged to visit www.newjerseyamwater.com
to learn more about New Jersey American Water's multimillion dollar
program to accelerate the renewal
of water infrastructure that is
reaching the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across
the state and to use the newly added infrastructure upgrade map located
under Water Quality, System
New Jersey American Water qualified contractors; CRJ Contractors
Corp. and Perna Finnigan Inc. are currently working along the following
In Bay Head:
W. Lake Avenue, Park Avenue, Grove Avenue and Holly Avenue.
6th Avenue , Squan Beach Drive, Curtis Point Drive, Cutter
Lane, Barkentine Lane, Brigantine Lane, Cherry Lane, Periaqua Lane,
Tide Pond Road, Cove Road, North Bay Drive and South Bay Drive.
Strickland Blvd., Ocala Court, Bay Shore Drive, Boca Raton Drive,
Hialeah Drive, Coral Gables Drive, Daytona Drive, Miami Drive, Boyton
Court, Delray Drive, Cocoa Court, Venice Drive, Fort Meyer Court,
Panpano Court, Naples Court, Ormond Drive, Orlando Drive, Lauderdale
Drive, Peterson Lane and Jacobseu Lane.
New Jersey American Water qualified contractor CRJ Contracting Corp.
recently completed work on the following streets in Ortley Beach:
Durborow Avenue, from Washington Avenue to Route 35.
Construction for these projects is expected to be completed by the end
of December and final street restoration will take place in the spring
2018. "We always remind drivers and pedestrians to take caution while
traveling in the vicinity of work sites, especially during construction
hours," stated Keane.
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the
largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high
quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately
2.7 million people. More information can be found at newjerseyamwater.com.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the
largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and
wastewater utility company. The company employs 6,800 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people
in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by
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New Jersey American Water
Denise Venuti Free
Communications and External Affairs
Source: New Jersey American Water
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