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The HMUA is committed to providing the community with safe, clean drinking water and quality wastewater management, while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.

2019 FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING NOTICE April 23, 2019

HMUA personnel will begin the annual flushing of fire hydrants on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at approximately 10:00 PM.   A Hydrant Flushing Schedule is provided for your information and provides specific details about when we will be flushing in your area.  

For additional information about why we flush fire hydrants click here

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - APRIL 9, 2019 March 18, 2019

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:14B-23, the Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the HMUA Administration Building, 424 Hurley Drive, Hackettstown, NJ, at 7:00 PM, to consider the adoption of changes to the water and sewer connection fees and other fees listed in the Rate Schedule in Section VII of its Rules and Regulations.  Proposed changes are outlined below.

  •  Application Fees:

o   Water Filing Fee - $30.00 per EDU, but not more than $1,000.00 nor less than $200.00 for a project.  In the case of one single-family dwelling, the fee shall be $40.00.

o   Sewer Filing Fee - $30.00 per EDU, but not more than $1,000.00 nor less than $200.00 for a project.  In the case of one single-family dwelling, the minimum fee shall be $40.00.

o   Application Review Fee (Escrow) - $50.00 per EDU, minimum of $1,000.00 or as directed by the Authority.

  • Connection Fees:

o   Water Connection Fee -$5,530 Per EDU

o   Sewer Connection Fee -$5,505 Per EDU


  • Administrative Reimbursement Fee -$150.00 Per EDU
  • Inspection Fees

o   Water Main Inspection - $1.50 per foot

o   Sewer Main Inspection - $1.50 per foot

  • Construction Water Service Charges Deposit

o   5/8” x 3/4" - $250.00

o   2-1/2” Hydrant Meter - $1,500.00

  • Meter Setting Charge: Cost of the Water Meter and Reading Device as purchased by the HMUA plus $30 for installation.
  • Miscellaneous Fees and Charges

o   Water Turn-On Fee - $30.00

o   Service Fee - $35.00

o   Check Reprocessing Fee - $35.00

o   Turn Off /Turn On Fees*  - $20.00

*To shut off and discontinue service at the request of the customer, for a period of more than a week.  No charge for routine shut off for less than 1 week.

o   Meter Testing Charge - $50.00

o   Reading & Billing Charge - $20.00

o   Charge for 2nd and subsequent appointment(s) due to missed appointment(s) by customer - $30.00

 

The proposed fee adjustments will be considered to become effective immediately upon approval of the HMUA Board following the public hearing.  The Proposed Fee Changes are available for inspection at the HMUA Administration Building or can be viewed at www.hmua.com.

 

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and to offer comment and pose questions to the person(s) offering evidence in support of the proposed actions.

                                          _______________________________

                                          Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority

                                          Kathleen Corcoran, PE, PP, PMP, Executive Director

NOTICE OF RATE HEARING - JANUARY 8, 2019 November 27, 2018

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:14B-23, the Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the HMUA Administration Building, 424 Hurley Drive, Hackettstown, NJ, at  7:00 PM to consider the adoption of water and sewer charges. The proposed rate adjustments will be considered to become effective with the February 1, 2019 billing. In addition, water and sewer rates shall be increased by 2% annually for five years beginning February 1, 2020 through February 1, 2024. Fire Service Charges and Miscellaneous Fees and Charges will remain unchanged.

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF)

HMUA Rate Hearing Notice - Jan 8, 2019

HMUA Rate Hearing Notice - Jan 8, 2019

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