Water Division FAQ's

Yes. As of December 2002, the amount is 1 part per million or 1 milligram per liter. If you need this information for your pediatrician, please let the pediatrician know so he/she can make decisions regarding your child.

The township is not responsible for the line that runs on your property. We will only markout at the curb.

It might be the beginning of a water main break. Please call 732-329-4000 x7256, or x7270. If it is on a weekend, you should call the police at 732-329-4646 (not 911) and they will send someone to check it out.

This is not from your water. It is a naturally occurring airborne bacteria. It usually occurs in high, humid areas. What to do: Cleaning & Flushing with chlorine or Clorox will help control these problems.

Yes. You must call 1-800-272-1000 before you dig (It is the law). If you do not call and you hit a line, such as Public Service Gas, you could be responsible for the repair. There is no cost to you – it only protects you.

All utility companies in New Jersey are required to mark any underground lines they have in an area of future excavation. It means someone plans to dig in the area in the next few days. The colors reflect different utility lines as follows:

  Communication CATV
  Temporary Survey Markings
  Proposed Excavation

Check your toilet flush valve for a leak and/or check your pressure reducer. Make sure they are working properly.

It could possibly be a defective water pressure reducer.

The temperature in your hot water tank is set too high, which causes mineral break downs that cause the white particles to form. These particles can gather in the screens of your aerators on your faucets, which you will need to take apart and clean or replace.Remember to lower the temperature on your hot water heater.

South Brunswick Township does not have mandatory water restrictions. However, the state of New Jersey can impose restrictions if necessary. The current status of water restrictions can be viewed on the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) website: www.njdrought.org or by calling the New Jersey Drought Hotline: 1-800-4-ITS-DRY (1-800-448-7379).
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