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Important News

NEW OFFICE HOURS

Beginning March 1, 2023 the office hours will be 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

2023 YEARLY RATE INCREASE

As of the March 15 Billing, the board approved a rate increase of 4% for usage.  The $18.30 minimum charge for residents will not change.

 

Bill Payment Options

West Carteret Water Corporation still offers a wide variety of convenient payment options for our customers. Simply choose the option that best suits your needs. Thank you for your patience as we continue to do everything in our power to keep our staff and members safe.

Cold Weather & Billing Cycles

Please ensure your pipes are properly insulated.  Due to recent freezing temps and meters that are manually read after the holidays, some bills exceed 30 days.  These accounts will have fewer days in next billing.

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Inclement Weather - Frozen Plumbing

January 13, 2023

During these spurts of extremely cold weather, you may experience interruptions of water due to your personal plumbing being... frozen. To help avoid that, we offer the following suggestions:

  • Ensure that all exposed plumbing is insulated, especially any metal piping or fittings.
  • Where plumbing is installed on an exterior wall, such as a kitchen or bathroom, open the cabinet doors during extremely low temps.
  • Disconnect all hoses from exterior faucets and insulate all faucets.
  • Although we do not encourage wasting water, sometimes the only way to avoid frozen plumbing is allow a small stream of water to run in your sinks or tubs if you know you have exposed plumbing.
  • If your plumbing...

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Welcome to Winter - Are Your Pipes Ready?

Welcome to Winter - Are Your Pipes Ready?

January 03, 2023

Can you flush your toilet if your pipes are frozen? ...Talk about questions you “wish” you had asked!

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is that wonderful time of year when the worst of winter is looming upon us. And the Farmer’s Almanac has been warning us that the winter of 2023 will be both long and cold. So, we ask you… are your pipes ready? 

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