Residents concerned over stinky water in New Jersey

September 19, 2012 4:22:02 AM PDT
Water might taste and smell different to residents in Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken.

United Water says lab tests show the water is safe to drink.

General Manager Jim Glozzy says the change in taste and smell can be caused by turnovers in the reservoir when surface water cools and sinks to the bottom.

The company says customers might find the taste improves if they keep their water in an open pitcher in the refrigerator.

United Water says it's working to resolve the issue.

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