TRENTON, N.J. (WTXF) - TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A problem with chlorine levels led officials to issue a boil-water advisory for parts of Trenton, New Jersey. The advisory has since been lifted.
City spokesman Michael Walker says a technical issue caused a drop in chlorine levels Tuesday morning and federal rules required the Trenton Water Works to test the quality over a period of time.
Trenton covers just over 8 square miles (21 square kilometers), and has a population of about 84,000. The advisory affects about 35,000 people who mainly live along the Delaware River.
Citing false rumors being spread about the situation, Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson urged residents to check with city officials about any concerns they may have. He also stressed that the water was safe for bathing and use for laundry.
Customers with questions please can call Trenton Water Works at 609-989-3208.