Some Bayonne residents without water after main break on East 21st Street, water truck on scene


Some Bayonne residents are without water after main break on East 21st Street, with a water truck on the scene and Suez Water working on repairs.

Photo courtesy of the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“Due to a water main break on East 21st Street (between B’Way & Ave E), residents of this block are currently without water,” the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management wrote on Facebook at 6:23 a.m. this morning.

“We have placed a tanker truck with clean drinking water behind the Senior Citizen Buildings on Standard Place. You can fill any container you wish from this truck. Suez states repairs should be done by this afternoon.”

At 8:29 a.m., Suez said that the area impacted is on East 21st Street between Avenue E and Broadway and that service is expected to be restored in the next couple hours.

Additionally, a water tanker is at the scene of the main break to accommodate residents who are without water.

The minimize inconvenience, they recommend not running your faucets to prevent possible water damage, as well as checking plumbing fixtures and your water meter after service is restored to ensure there is no leakage.

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