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The HMUA is committed to providing the community with safe, clean drinking water and quality wastewater management, while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC RATE HEARING August 4, 2015

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:14B-23, the Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at the HMUA Jacob Garabed Administration Building, 424 Hurley Drive, Hackettstown, NJ, at 7:30 PM, to consider the adoption of Water and Sewer Charges.

Proposed WATER SERVICE CHARGES

Class of User

Quarterly Base Charge

Gallons Used

Cost per 1,000 Gallons Over Minimum

Residential Single Family

$21.00

Use above 0

$1.60

Use above 10,000

$2.30

Diamond Hill – Single Family

$54.45
 (includes $33.45 Differential Rate)

Use above 30,000

$3.30

Use above 60,000

$4.30

Use above 90,000

$5.30

Low Income Senior/Disabled Single Family

$15.75

Use above 0

$1.20

Use above 10,000

$2.30

Diamond Hill –
Low Income Senior/Disabled Single Family

$49.20
 (includes $33.45 Differential Rate)

Use above 30,000

$3.30

Use above 60,000

$4.30

Use above 90,000

$5.30

All Other – 5/8” Meter

$21.00

For All Water Use

$2.30

All Other – 1” Meter

$42.00

All Other – 1-1/2” Meter

$84.00

All Other – 2” Meter

$126.00

All Other – 3” Meter

$168.00

All Other – 4” Meter

$252.00

All Other – 6” Meter

$420.00

Lawn Sprinkling / Irrigation

Same as “All Other”

Use above 0

$3.30

Use above 30,000

$4.30

Use above 60,000

$5.30

 

Proposed SEWER SERVICE CHARGES

Class of User

Quarterly Base Charge

Gallons Used

Cost per 1,000 Gallons Over Minimum

Residential Single Family

$60.00

N/A

N/A

Diamond Hill Residential Single Family

$124.89
 (includes $64.89 Differential Rate)

N/A

N/A

Low Income Senior/Disabled Single Family

$45.00

N/A

N/A

Diamond Hill –
Low Income Senior/Disabled Single Family

$109.89
 (includes $64.89 Differential Rate)

N/A

N/A

Residential Two Family

$120.00

N/A

N/A

Industrial

$125.00

Use above 10,000

$3.95

All Other Customers

$60.00

Use above 10,000

$3.72

 

Water Charges for an average Residential Single Family customer using 20,000 gallons per Quarter are proposed to increase from $47.90 to $60.00, an increase of $12.10 per Quarter.  Sewer Charges are proposed to increase from $56.00 to $60.00, an increase of $4.00 per Quarter.  Fire Service Charges and Miscellaneous Fees and Charges remain unchanged.  The HMUA has not adopted a Water and Sewer Rate Increase since 2006.

The Proposed Rate Schedule is available for inspection at the HMUA Jacob Garabed Administration Building or can be viewed at www.hmua.com.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and to offer comment and pose questions to the person(s) offering evidence in support of the proposed actions.

FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING April 27, 2015

HMUA personnel will begin the annual flushing of fire hydrants on Sunday, May 10th at approximately 10 P.M.   A Hydrant Flushing Schedule is provided for your information and provides specific details about when we will be flushing in your area.  For additional information about why we flush fire hydrants click here

HMUA Director Speaking at MWA River Talk March 4, 2013

Musconetcong Watershed Association - Tuesday, March 5th - MWA "River Talk" Series "Drinking Water Supply and Water Quality in the Watershed" 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Place:  MWA River Resource Center - 10 Maple Avenue, Asbury, NJ 08802

Contact Person:  Adrienne Kaczynski, Administrative Assistant, MWA (908) 537-7060

There are few things more important to people than clean abundant drinking water.  Join the MWA for "Drinking Water Supply and Quality in the Watershed"

Our speaker for this discussion will be Bruce Smith, Executive Director of the Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority (HMUA).  Mr. Smith will address drinking water supply and drinking water quality in the watershed.  The HMUA provides drinking water for about 22,000 residents in the Musconetcong Watershed.  

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