VOORHEES, NJ, FEB 8, 2018 -- New Jersey American Water announced the start of water main replacement projects in its service areas in Burlington and Camden counties to improve service reliability, prevent water outages and enhance fire protection. The projects, with a combined cost of over $4.2 million, will replace aging pipe dating back to the 1900s.
"New Jersey American Water places a high value on our proactive replacement program, as it helps us improve water quality and service and makes our systems more resilient to potential disruptions in the future," stated David Forcinito, senior director, South Operations. "These projects within Burlington and Camden counties are a continuation of the critical investment for the company to provide our customers with safe, reliable water service."
Beginning this month, New Jersey American Water qualified contractor, Pioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc. will complete the work.
Prior to the start of construction, the residents within the scope of the project will receive a notice stating the actual state date.
Visit www.newjerseyamwater.com to learn more about New Jersey American Water's multimillion dollar program to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that is reaching the end of its useful life in more than 100 communities across the state and to use the newly added infrastructure upgrade map located under Water Quality, System Updates.