Boil Water Advisory lifted for several towns in Bergen County, New Jersey

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Sunday, July 24, 2022
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Seven towns in Bergen County are under a Boil Water Advisory after tests found E. coli bacteria within the distribution system.

BERGEN COUNTY, New Jersey (WABC) -- A Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for seven Bergen County towns after E. coli bacteria was found within the distribution system.

Cliffside Park, Edgewater, Fairview, Fort Lee, Leonia, Palisades Park, and Ridgefield are encouraged to run their faucets for three to five minutes to flush their plumbing.

It is also important to empty and clean automatic ice makers.

New Jersey Water officials say the E. coli was detected following a water main break Monday in Ridgefield.

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