VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This month, New Jersey American Water is investing over $2.7 million for new water mains throughout Burlington and Camden Counties. The work will be completed by December 31, in Cherry Hill, Lawnside, Oaklyn, Palmyra, Riverton and Westampton. The 14,000 feet of new pipe replaces water main that was installed as far back as the early 1900s. The aging water lines will be replaced with ductile iron pipes.
New Jersey American Water crews will be working along the following streets:
- Tarrington Court, from Tarrington Road to the end of the roadway
- Warwick Road, from Douglas Avenue to Mouldy Road
- Mouldy Road, from Warwick Road to Hillard T Moore Sr. Avenue
- East Emlen Avenue, from Warwick Road to the end of the roadway
- West Phoenix Avenue, from Warwick Road to Watkins Avenue
- Brown Street, from Warwick Road to Tillman Street
- Newton Avenue, from Lakeview Drive to end of roadway
- Horace Avenue, from West Fifth Street to Temple Boulevard
- Leconey Avenue, from East 5th Street to West 2nd Street
- Berkley Avenue, from Temple Boulevard to West 4th Street
- West Second Street, from Delaware Avenue to Horace Avenue
- West Third Street, from Berkley Avenue to Horace Avenue
- West Fourth Street, from Leconey Avenue to Horace Avenue
- Tenth Street, from Main Street (CR-603) to Cedar Street
- Pennington Avenue, from Bloomfield Drive to Bloomfield Drive
- Patterson Drive, from Holly Lane to Pennington Drive
- Holly Lane, from Bloomfield Drive to Pennington Drive
- Devonshire Drive, from Tarnsfield Road to Dublin Drive
“With the installation of the new water mains, New Jersey American Water customers should experience increased water flows for residences and fire protection, and continued improvement in reliability,” stated Carmen Tierno, senior director of Operations, Southwest Region. “The water main improvements are part of New Jersey American Water’s multimillion dollar program to accelerate the renewal of water infrastructure that is reaching the end of its useful life.”
Construction and street restoration will be completed in Spring 2017. New Jersey American Water advises pedestrians and drivers to take caution in the vicinity of the work sites.
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com. American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. Marking its 130th anniversary this year, the company employs 6,700 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found by visiting www.amwater.com.