BRICK – Members of the Township Municipal Utilities Authority (BTMUA), issued a statement noting that to “keep our customers safe during the pandemic, BTMUA is suspending service shut offs at this time.”
“If your service has been turned off, prior to March 13, we will restore your service. We will continue to evaluate this situation as more information becomes available, a statement of the BTMUA stated.
The Authority is also suspending non-essential field appointments. The Brick Reservoir was closed on March 16, in accordance with guidance from federal and state agencies. All BTMUA Offices have been closed to the public until further notice.
The BTMUA added in a release, “our water continues to meet all current federal and state drinking water standards. The health and safety of our customers, communities and employees is our top priority.”
“We provide essential services that are critical for our customers and much like other public agencies in New Jersey and across the U.S., BTMUA has activated our preparedness plans and continues to monitor situational updates provided by the Center for Disease Control, World Health Organization, and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management as well as other state and federal organizations.”
The BTMUA added, “we are continuously evaluating the situation and latest developments to determine how we can adopt and evolve our response, as necessary, to support our customers and communities.”
The Authority’s drinking water treatment processes “provide protection including filtration and disinfection of all our water supplies. These treatments are effective in removing viruses.”
For additional information call 732-458-7000 or visit brickmua.com