Public Utility - Government owned and operated
Est. Population Served: 3,559
NJPDES Permit ID: NJ0023493
Associated Municipalities: Washington Township
Drinking Water Sources: Not available.
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Water Bodies Where Treated Wastewater is Released: Raritan River SB
Authority has approximately 181 miles of water and 173 miles of sewer mains. The Authority delivers water to its customers and acts as a sewerage collection agent within the Township. Sewage is treated by the Gloucester County Utilities Authority. The sewage collection system contains 38 pumping stations, several force mains, and gravity lines which deliver sewage through one of two metering stations maintained by the Gloucester County Utilities Authority. The water system has three 3 million gallon tanks, one 400,000 gallon spheroid tank, and three standpipes which provide a total storage capacity of approximately 10 million gallons of water. The Authority pumps about 7 million gallons per day from 14 existing wells. The Authority's customers are billed quarterly via a computerized billing system. Residential customer pay a water fee based upon actual usage. Residential customers pay a sewer fee based on the previous years winter quarters usage.
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