Water Main Break Update/ Boil Water Advisory      Friday   February 5, 2016

The Township of Hopewell is issuing a Boil Water Advisory for residents within the Washington Crossing Estates homes served with municipal water, due to a line break. 

This is a standard procedure whenever a loss of pressure occurs which may compromise the quality of your drinking water.

Hopewell Township is making every possible effort to resolve this situation, as a precaution, the Boil Water Advisory is required until testing of the water supply is completed and the water deemed satisfactory for consumption. 

Effective immediately and until further notice, bring tap water to a rolling boil for one minute and allow the tap water to cool before using for:

 

  • Drinking.
  • Preparing foods, washing vegetables and fruit.
  • Cooking.
  • Making ice cubes.
  • Taking medications.
  • Brushing teeth.
  • Mixing baby formula, food, juices or drinks. 

 

Hopewell Township also recommends the following steps:

  • Throw away uncooked food of beverages or ice cubes if made with tap water during the day of the advisory.
  • Keep boiled water in the refrigerator for drinking.
  • Rinse hand-washed dishes for a minute in dilute bleach (one tablespoon of household bleach per gallon of tap water) or clean your dishes in a dishwasher using the hot wash cycle and dry cycle.
  • Do not swallow water while you are showering or bathing.
  • Provide pets with boiled water after cooling.
  • Do not use home filtering devices in place of boiling or using bottled water; most home water filter will not provide adequate protection from microorganisms.
  • Use only boiled water to treat minor injuries.

Please be advised that the Township of Hopewell is doing all it can to make sure that your water is of the highest quality. 

We will notify our residents as soon as the advisory is lifted. 

If you have an emergent question please call the Hopewell Township Health Department at (609) 737-0120 during business hours or Hopewell Township Police Non-Emergency number (609) 737-3100 on nights and weekends to speak to a Health Department representative.

General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.

 

 

Water Main Break          Friday  February 5, 2016

A water main break has occurred forcing the water to be shut down to State Park Drive.

Hopewell Township crews will be working on repairing the break.

The time needed for repair is unknown at this time.

 

 

 Phone Scam    January 29, 2016

The Hopewell Township Police Department has received multiple calls today from Hopewell Valley residents regarding a phone scam. Residents report that a person identifies himself as being with the U.S. Treasury and advises the resident that they have failed to respond to a magistrate or a grand jury notice. Some messages threaten arrest or fines.

Residents are urged not to give out any personal information if they actually speak with the caller. Residents are also urged not to call the phone number provided if a message was left for them asking for a return call.

You may report an incident to the IRS at 1-800-366-4484 or send an email to phishing@irs.gov (Subject: “IRS Phone Scam”) describing the phone call you received.

If you are unsure if the phone call you received is a scam, you may contact the Hopewell Township Police Department at 609-737-3100 ext. 0 and ask to speak with a police officer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Environmental Commission

Email: htec@hopewelltwp.org

The Hopewell Township Environmental Commission was established in 1974. The Environmental Commission has the power to conduct research into the uses of open land areas of the township and may coordinate the activities of official bodies organized for similar purposes. It is charged with keeping an index of all open areas, publicly or privately owned, including open marsh lands, swamps and other wetlands, in order to obtain information on the proper use of such areas. It may recommend to the planning board of the township, plans and programs for inclusion in a municipal master plan and also make recommendations about the development and use of such areas. The Environmental Commission may also, with the approval of the Township Committee acquire property on behalf of the
Township.

The Commission consists of seven members who are appointed by the Mayor for three year terms. The Mayor designates one of the members as Chair.

Environmental Commission meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 or 8:00 p.m. (check the Township Calendar) in the Hopewell Township Municipal Building located at 201 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road.

Click here for Agendas and Minutes

Environmental Control ,Tree Removal permit, and
Tree Preservation and Removal Plan Ordinance

"Blue Guide” for Water Conservation

Guide to Fall Leaf Management PDF document

Groundwater Study

Environmental Resource Inventory - May 2010 (16MB) PDF document
Enviironmental Resource Inventory - May 2010 (with maps) (116MB) PDF document
Individual ERI Maps (scroll down to Environmental Section)

Tree Benefit Calculator

Video of EQ Challenge Report

HopewellTownship Environmental Commission Energy Tracker

Search for the Biggest Tree and Big Tree Nomination Form PDF document

Hopewell Valley's Biggest Trees PDF document

Community Forestry Management Plan PDF document
Community Forestry Management Plan Approval Letter PDF document
Community Forestry Management Plan Approval Certificate PDF document

Woodlands of Hopewell Valley, Report  May 1990 PDF document

Sustainability Information

List of Sustainability & Energy Conservation Websites for Hopewell Twp

Living Greener Grant Effort PDF document (8MB)

DEP Revises Idling Regulations (10/15/07) (PDF)

RCGB Living Greener Proposal (9/18/07) (PDF)

Creating Sustainable Communities in NJ (PDF 4.3MB)

Groundwater Report (PDF 2.8MB)

Monitoring Well Data : for the Alliger, Gomez, and Scotch Roads.:

Alliger: 


Gomez: 


Scotch Rd: 

 

Environmental Commission 2016

Member
Term
Michael Aucott
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
James Gambino
1/4/16 - 12/31/18
George Kerr
1/12/15 - 12/31/17
Ray Nichols
1/12/15 - 12/31/17
Rex Parker
1/4/16 - 12/31/18
Gloria Rohmann
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
Nora Sirbaugh
1/6/14 - 12/31/16
Alternate No. 1 - Timothy Wilson
1/6/14 - 12/31/17
Alternate No. 2 - William Washburn
1/12/15 - 12/31/16
Vanessa Sandom
Township Committee Liaison
Robert Miller
Administrative Officer

 


 

 
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