Trenton Water Works issues boil notice for parts of Hamilton, Ewing, Trenton

This article has been updated to include statements from the DEP and Hopewell Township.
A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of Trenton Water Works’ service area, but confusion abounds to which parts exactly.
An advisory issued by the state Department of Environmental Protection says people in downtown Trenton and small portions of Ewing and Hamilton should boil their water.
The Hopewell statement emphasized there is no known impact to Hopewell Township’s portion of the Trenton Water Works system.
The boil water advisory will remain in effect for the affected portions of the Trenton Water system until satisfactory laboratory sample results are returned.
Turbidity refers to the cloudiness or haziness of the water.
This is due to the Delaware River is running rapidly with high water levels, overwhelming the system with water, ice and debris.
We will provide more information as it becomes available.” There continues to be confusion regarding where in the Trenton Water Works system the boil advisory applies.
When contacted at 2 p.m. Jan. 15, a Trenton Water Works employee could not say which parts of TWW service area were affected by the notice.
Trenton Water Works serves parts of Ewing, Hamilton, Lawrence and Hopewell, as well as the City of Trenton.

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