Jersey City Under Boil Water Order After Main Break

The New Jersey Advance reports:

Some 17 hours later, and hours after a ruptured 36-inch water main was repaired, there are many in Jersey City with no water or low pressure, residents are saying. In a 7:50 a.m. update, Suez Water officials say the company that services the city’s water is investigating outages at locations across the city.

The 3-foot main, near Route 7 and the Charlotte Circle in Jersey City, was reported broken at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday after contractor was conducting non-utility work and hit the water main that feeds Jersey City.

The water main break has also affected a number of residences in Hoboken. For those that have water, officials say it should be boiled for a minute before consumption.