7/15/2010 - Pipe cleaning and relining program


During the months of July and August, New Jersey American Water’s contractor willbe cleaning and lining water mains in Somerville. 

Cleaning and lining is the process of removing sediment from inside a watermain, then lining the inner surface of the main with two stage epoxy. This proceduresignificantly improves the reliability of waterservice, water quality and fire flows in the area.

As part of the project, we will also bereplacing fire hydrants, valves and any servicelines from the main to the curb box that aremade of galvanized iron pipe.

We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to complete this very important project. Be assured that ourcontractor will work quickly
and diligently to minimize inconvenience to you.

Click on the link below for a full overview of the program.



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