Camden-based New Jersey American Water said Wednesday it will invest $1.2 million to install approximately 6,360 feet of new water main in Galloway Township beginning this week. The project also includes installing three new fire hydrants along the pipeline route.
The company will install the new 12-inch ductile iron water lines along the following streets:
• South Cologne Ave. from Route 30 to Aloe St.
• Aloe St. from Cologne Ave. to Leipzig Ave.
• Leipzig Ave. from Aloe St. to Race Track Rd
This $1.2 million investment will continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in this community. The new main will also provide the ability to serve more customers in the future as the region continues to grow.
Pioneer Pipe Contractors Inc. will begin work this week and expects to finish by the end of April 2021, weather permitting.
Meanwhile, the Camden-based utility also said it will spend $366,000 to continue to advance water service reliability and increase water flows for household consumption and fire protection in Washington Borough by replacing approximately 750 feet of aging water main next week. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch water lines, installed in the 1960s, with 1,190 feet of new 8-inch ductile iron main along Wyoming Avenue from about 272 Wyoming Ave through Memorial Elementary School driveway to West Stewart Street and continue along West Stewart Street from Memorial Elementary School to McDonald Street.