Byline: David Hutter
Camden-based New Jersey American Water will invest $765,000 to replace about 2,640 feet of aging 2- and 6-inch water main in Fair Haven beginning next week.
[box type="shadow" align="alignright" width="35%" ]
NJ American Water infrastructure initiatives:
$1M in Lakewood
$1.1M in Union
$470K in Somerdale
$6.8M in Monmouth County
$500K in Bayhead
$1.7M in Hillside & Audubon
$725K in Runnemede
The company says it will upgrade aging water lines, installed as far back as the 1920s, with new, 8-inch ductile iron main along First Street and Second Street from Hance Road to Chestnut Street. The project also includes replacing four fire hydrants and 40 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route.
The improvement is part of New Jersey American Water's multimillion-dollar initiative to accelerate the renewal...