New Jersey American Water invests $765K in Fair Haven.


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.

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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...

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