New Jersey American Water (NJAW) lifted the boil-water advisory for Aberdeen, Highlands, Holmdel and Middletown Monday evening.
The four towns were the last required to take precautionary steps after a water main failure at the NJAW treatment facility at Swimming River Reservoir on Friday. The entire county was placed on a boil water advisory Friday evening, which was revised to 22 towns on Saturday and Aberdeen, Highlands, Holmdel and Middletown on Sunday.
Water distribution at ended Monday with the advisory lifted, according to a release issued by Monmouth County. Over 210,000 gallons of water were distributed at both Middletown high schools and Wolf Hill Park in Oceanport, according to NJAW External Affairs Manager Richard G. Barnes.
An outdoor watering ban remains in effect for the entire county. The ban has been deemed necessary to ensure and adequate water supply for area firefighters, according to the release.