Coronavirus Update – Water Meters
Due to Covid-19 and the looming deadline for the meter project, the Water Department will be changing how the meters will be purchased. Homeowners will no longer be able to pick-up meters @ 13000 Long Beach Blvd. Homeowners will have to call, email or fax information to the Water Department in advance. The Water Department will then deliver the meter to the doorstep of the home. Homeowners must be able to receive the meter at this time. We will only be able to make the sales via credit card or check until further notice. Checks will need to be picked-up at the time of the delivery and should be placed at the doorstep. Please remember to keep 6 feet of distance from our employees at all times and no physical contact. Please be patient with this process as we expect high call volume and busy delivery routes.
Phone (609) 492-6314
Fax (609) 492-1015
In addition, the Water Dept. is suspending meter activations inside of homes until further notice. We will continue to activate water meters in open crawl spaces and meter pits. As a reminder- if you have had your meter installed in a crawl space or meter pit, please call to have your meter activated during this time.
During normal business hours, please call the Water/Sewer Department at (609) 361-6669 for any emergencies prior to calling a plumber.
In the event it is not a Township problem, then call a plumber.
For after hours water/sewer emergencies (nights, weekends, and holidays), please call the Long Beach Township Police Department at (609) 494-3322.
NOTE: In the event a residence experiences a water leak outside, a sewerage backup, or any other emergency situation relating to the water and sewer utilities, the Township Water and Sewer Department shall be contacted as soon as possible to evaluate the issues. The Water and Sewer Department can be contacted at 609-361-6669 and 609-492-6314 during normal business hours and the Police Department can be contacted at 609-494-3322 during non-business hours in order to report the issues.
If it is determined that the issues relate to the portions of the water and sewer utilities owned and/or maintained by the Township, the Township will repair such issues at the Township’s cost. If the issues relate to the portions of the water and sewer utilities owned and/or maintained by the property owner, the cost of such repair issues shall be the responsibility of the property owner.
New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program
Construction of upgrades and improvements to Brant Beach Water Treatment Plant were financed by the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program (NJEIFP). The NJEIFP is a State Revolving Fund program jointly administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust (Trust) and uses a combination of funds provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the DEP, and the Trust to provide very low interest loans to borrowers for environmental infrastructure projects.
This project will provide water quality benefits for residents and businesses in the Brant Beach area.
State Revolving Fund programs around the nation provide states and communities the resources necessary to maintain and improve the infrastructure protecting our valuable water resources nationwide.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports
Annual Drinking Water Quality Reports For the Year 2020, Data from Year 2019
In Effect June 1 – September 30
Through our continuing effort to conserve water, Long Beach Township allows residential and commercial watering only according to alternating odd/even address numbers and calendar days:
Addresses with EVEN numbers may irrigate on EVEN calendar days, as needed.
Addresses with ODD numbers may irrigate on ODD calendar days, as needed.
Automatic sprinkling systems shall be operated only between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. every other day.
Handheld hoses must be ¾” diameter or less and can be used between 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. according to the odd/even schedule.
No watering during rain.
Limit excessive watering so as not to cause run off into streets and driveway aprons; however, food establishments shall be permitted to wash down sidewalks, decks, garage aprons and the like.
Emergency conditions may warrant additional restrictions.
The above water conservation restrictions are enforced by Municipal Ordinance No. 10-44c as mandated by the State of New Jersey.
Water & Sewer Bill Changes
Starting in January 2017, the Township will be combining the water and sewer charges on one bill payable in four quarterly installments (3/1, 6/1, 9/1, and 12/1/2017).
This change was made as a result of suggestions by homeowners to alleviate the financial burden of paying a onetime water bill by spreading it over 4 payments. This change will also spread the sewer bill from twice a year to four times per year. However, homeowners can still pay on an annual basis if they wish.
We hope this change will assist you in easing the burden of paying your water and sewer charges. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 609-361-6638 or 609-361-6639.