Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect For 7 Southeast Bergen County Municipalities

As of 11 o’clock Saturday morning, a boil water advisory remains in effect for customers in Fairview, Cliffside Park, Ridgefield, Edgewater, Fort Lee, Palisades Park and Leonia. after the detection of eColi.

Veolia is continuing to rigorously test and flush pipes in the area.

Bottled water will again be delivered to senior housing on Saturday and Veolia will have a water truck available at 420 Brinkerhoff Avenue in Fort Lee for residents who want to bring containers to fill.

Customers in these municipalities should boil their water for one minute for drinking, cooking or baking, making ice cubes, taking medication, brushing teeth, washing food, mixing baby formula or food, mixing juices or drinks, feeding pets and all other consumption. Use boiled water to wash dishes. Water does not have to be boiled for showering or washing  clothes.

Veolia will continue to provide updates. The boil water will be lifted when the utility company is certain the water meets stringent health and safety standards.

Veolia apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks you for your patience. 
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