Water Department

General Information

General Information: The Township’s Water Department operates and maintains the water distribution system which includes water mains, pumping stations and storage tanks.


In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents [and Businesses] in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.Click below to access the SWIFTREACH portal:

For Billing Inquiries

Call the Water Administration Office at extension 212.

Struggling to pay your water or sewer bills?

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program is available to eligible individual households that pay for their own water and sewer and meet low-income requirements. The LIHWAP program is not available for business accounts, estates, or property management companies. Click the picture below to visit the State’s website or dial 2-1-1.

For all other Water Inquiries

Call the Water Department Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at extension 283.

For water emergencies after hours please call the Police Department at (973) 239-4100.

Frequently Asked Water Questions

Water Meter Replacement

Call (973) 239-1410 x283 to schedule an appointment.

Leaking Meter

Call (973) 239-1410 x283 to report the problem.

Dirty Water

If dirty water is noted with hot water only your water heater is most likely the cause and will probably need to be replaced.

If dirty water is noted with your cold water call (973) 239-1410 x283 to report the problem. Be reminded that for a short period immediately after hydrant flushing or other water service interruption dirty water should be expected.

Water Quality

The Township’s water is continuously sampled and tested and continues to meet or exceed all of the stringent State and Federal requirements for safety. To provide consumers with information regarding the Township’s water quality a Consumer Confidence Report is prepared by the Township and mailed to residents in July of each year. An additional copy of the Consumer Confidence Report can be obtained at the DPW office during business hours.

Water Conservation

Water is a precious commodity and every effort must be made to conserve water wherever and whenever possible. Call the Water Department to discuss what additional measures you can do to help conserve water.

Water Department Documents

Township of Cedar Grove Letter to PVWCPDF
Paying Water/Sewer Bill FAQPDF
2022 Water Quality ReportPDF
2021 Water Quality ReportPDF
2020 Water Quality ReportPDF
2017 Water Quality ReportPDF
2016 Water Quality ReportPDF
2015 Water Quality ReportPDF
2013 Water Quality ReportPDF

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