Water & Sewer

The Water & Sewer Department of Allamuchy Township is a team of five (5) dedicated and hardworking individuals with the goal of protecting the environment and the overall satisfaction of the residents. Established in 1969, formerly the Pequest Water and Sewer Co., they have been providing quality drinking water and processing the returned raw water to above-standard quality. With just over 4,000 residential and commercial customers, they were averaging 10 to 12 million gallons of water pumped from one of two wells per month; however, with recent efforts they have reduced that amount to 7.5 to 10 million gallons. The average daily flow at the Wastewater Treatment plant is 0.2 MGD (million gallons per day) to 0.3 MGD with a capacity of 0.6 MGD, if needed. 

The operators are required to take classes and sit for state-regulated operator exams to become licensed in Wastewater Treatment (S), Collection System Operator (C), Water Treatment (T), and Distribution Systems Operation (W). Once a license is earned, they are required to maintain Total Contact Hours (TCH) to keep them active.  They constantly monitor the wastewater treatment process and drinking water to ensure it exceeds the compliance regulations set by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Warren County Board of Health.

As important as the work at the plant and in the field is, it would be nearly impossible to complete what they do without the W/S Administrator and Billing Coordinator. This is the person the residents see first, taking and answering countless phone calls and questions, creating work orders for the operators to assist residents in need, and supporting the town's Chief Financial Officer. 

The team is a well-oiled machine that works hand-in-hand to provide the best they can for Allamuchy Township and its residents.