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Flushing of Fire Hydrants

Flushing of Fire Hydrants

New Jersey American Water Co. has advised that they will be flushing the fire hydrants in Mount Holly Township Between the dates of Monday, April 7 and Friday, April 18. Listed below is the alert posted to New Jersey American’s website advising of the flushing:   Alert Notifications PWSID: Hydrant Flushing Planned Issue Date: 03-21-2014 Hydrant Flushing Planned Each year, New Jersey American Water scrubs our pipes in the nearly 200 communities we serve. This is an essential part of our system maintenance program, because it helps us to continue to provide you with...

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Grill Safety

Grill Safety

As we enter into the warmer Spring and Summer months, let us do so responsibly and with safety in mind.  When family and friends gather for the official kick off to Summer, please be mindful of the following safety information while attending or hosting a cookout: SAFETY TIPS      Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.      The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.      Keep children and pets away from the grill area.      Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup...

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NJ Move Over Law

NJ Move Over Law

The New Jersey Move Over Law was enacted in 2009 to assist in the protection of New Jersey’s emergency responders.  Please familiarize yourself with the law and take action on our roadways.  By remaining alert and complying with the law, our responders have a much greater chance to return home to their loved ones after selflessly serving those in our communities.  Fore more information, please click on the following link and browse the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety’s webpage: http://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/move-over-law/move-over-law-text.html We thank you for taking the...

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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Each year throughout the country, unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning claims more than 400 lives and sends another 20,000 people to hospital emergency rooms for treatment. Understanding the Risk What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and toxic gas. Because it is impossible to see, taste or smell the toxic fumes, CO can kill you before you are aware it is in your home. At lower levels of exposure, CO causes mild effects that are often mistaken for the flu. These symptoms include headaches, dizziness, disorientation, nausea and fatigue. The effects of CO exposure...

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