Thursday, June 21, 2012
The advisory was lifted in Old Bridge on Wednesday, and is now lifted in Aberdeen
The boil water advisory is no longer in effect in Aberdeen Township, according to Director of Public Works Robert Brady. "We are pleased to report that subsequent water quality testing shows the water quality to be safe," Brady said. Monday night residents of Old Bridge and the Cliffwood and Cliffwood Beach sections of Aberdeen were told to boil water for one minute prior to drinking, brushing teeth, or washing dishes after fecal coliform bacteria was found in a water supply. The bacteria was discovered during routine testing in a water sample taken June 15. Residents were notified of the bacteria on Monday, June 18. Brady explained that the delay is due to a 24 hour turnaround time for water testing, followed by additional testing when …
Monday, June 18, 2012
The boil water advisory was lifted in Old Bridge after test results indicated the water was no longer positive for bacteria. Aberdeen is awaiting the results of its own test.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Editor's Note: As of Thursday morning, the advisory is lifted in Aberdeen. For more information, please click here. Editor's Note: This article was updated at 10:30 p.m. on June 20 to indicate the ban was lifted in Old Bridge, but is still in effect in Aberdeen. A boil water advisory that was implemented in Old Bridge and certain sections of Aberdeen on Monday night was lifted in Old Bridge Wednesday night after test results indicated there was no longer fecal coliform bacteria in the water supply. The advisory remains in effect for the Cliffwood and Cliffwood Beach areas of Aberdeen, pending Aberdeen's test results, Director of Public Works Robert Brady said Wednesday night. Brady said he anticipates the ban to be lifted within 24 hours. …
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) and U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced new legislation crafted to mandate more frequent water quality testing.
As Clean Ocean Action (COA) Executive Director Cindy Zipf and other environmental leaders see it, there's now another reason to take pride in the Jersey Shore's reputation as a destination rather than the dumping ground it was known as in the 1980s — new, even more stringent water quality testing legislation. So the concerned environmentalists, who pride themselves in a hard- fought win to turn the polluted water reputation tide and keep the ocean pristine, were on hand to hear and comment about that proposed legislation which is nothing but good news to them. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) held a press conference at Belmar's Taylor Pavilion on Wednesday to announce their planned introduction of what is…