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2/7/2024 - NJAW Annual Chlorine Burn Feb 12th Through April 2024

As part of an annual maintenance program for its water distribution system, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process from a chloramine (combination) residual to free chlorine residual at the company’s Swimming River Water Treatment Plant in Colts Neck and its Jumping Brook Water Treatment Plant in Neptune. The temporary treatment process will begin the week of February 12, 2024 and continue until April 2024. During this period, some customers may notice a slight taste and smell of chlorine in their water. This is normal and will only be temporary until the system maintenance is complete. Customers who wish to reduce the taste of chlorine can place water in an uncovered glass container in the refrigerator overnight to dissipate chlorine faster. New Jersey American Water will monitor water quality in the system to continue to provide water to customers that meets or is better than federal and state drinking water standards.