HYDRANT TESTING IN FAIR HAVEN

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Fair Haven is advising residents at the western end of the borough that water pressure to their homes may drop this morning as Red Bank, which supplies water to those users, tests two new hydrants on Cambridge Avenue.

The testing, which may also result in discoloration of water, is scheduled to begin at 9a and completed by noon, according to an announcement by the governments of the two towns.

If discoloration does occur, users are advised to let tap water run a sufficient time to clear.

Red Bank Borough Administrator Stanley Sickles says the tests, to be conducted by the engineering firm T&M Associates, are the final step in a project begun two years ago in which water mains and other infrastructure was replaced. Red Bank supplies water to about 170 homes on the west side of Fair Haven.

Residents with questions about the tests are asked to call the Red Bank Water Department at 732.530.2770.

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