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2023 WINTER TERMINATION PROGRAM

Posted on December 8, 2023 at 11:10 AM

If you are having trouble paying your residential electric, sewer and water service bills this winter, the NJ Department of Community Affairs has a program to protect you from having these utilities turned off from November 15 through March 15. Read More...


2023 HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE

Posted on April 28, 2023 at 1:28 PM

Flushing is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on the following evenings:  May 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th , 17th, 18th and 19th.  Nightly flushing is normally completed by 6 a.m. the following morning.  Flushing will be completed during the day on May 18th and 19th.    Read More...


ASSISTANCE PAYING WATER/SEWER BILLS (LIHWAP)

Posted on April 26, 2023 at 12:04 PM

The State Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help you pay arrears for your water and sewer bills. The program may also be able to help address tax liens due to water and sewer arrears. To get more information and apply, go to waterassistance.nj.gov or call NJ211. 


PUBLIC HEARING for 1 MG Tank and Water Main Replacement

Posted on April 4, 2023 at 1:21 PM

A public hearing will be held on May 24, 2023 at the Board Room at the Administration Building, 424 Hurley Drive, Hackettstown, starting at 6:00 pm. Information on accessing the meeting virtually is provided below.                                                       Read More...


LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM - DELAY

Posted on September 30, 2022 at 4:33 PM

The HMUA lead service line program is underway and property owners have been notified if their line is proposed to be replaced.  The contract has been awarded to Waters & Bugbee.  The project was scheduled to start in the Fall of 2022; however, due to supply chain issues, it is anticipated to begin next year after the holidays.  Thank you for your patience as we work to improve the water system.  Please contact our office with any questions.


BILL PAYING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Posted on March 25, 2022 at 11:41 AM

LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHWAP) Read More...


HMUA ACTING ON GROUNDBREAKING LEAD SERVICE LINE LEGISLATION

Posted on February 22, 2022 at 1:05 PM

In accordance with groundbreaking state legislation that is designed to reduce lead in drinking water and improve public health, public community water utilities in New Jersey have taken the first steps to identify and replace the state’s lead-containing service lines. Certified letters have been sent to all HMUA customers who have a known lead or galvanized service line informing them of the dangers of lead in drinking water and listing actions they can take to reduce their exposure. Read More...


2021 HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE

Posted on April 12, 2021 at 10:37 AM

Fire Hydrant Flushing  Read More...


PLEASE FLUSH WISELY!

Posted on April 14, 2020 at 3:37 PM

Please do not flush "flushable" wipes, paper towels and sanitizing (baby, Clorox/Lysol) wipes. If flushed, they will usually not clog the toilet, but these wipes often cause problems for sewer operations downstream. 

For more information:  2020 No Flush Flyer (PDF)


NOTICE - APRIL 14, 2020 REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD BY TELECONFERENCE

Posted on April 10, 2020 at 12:23 PM

In accordance with Executive Order No. 107 signed by NJ Governor Murphy and to promote the necessary social distancing to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the Regular Meeting of the HMUA will be held by teleconference at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  Participants can join the meeting by dialing 1(267)930-4000.   The Access Code to join the call is 155798.


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