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Watergate: Coverup At New Brunswick Water Utility

Watergate: Coverup at New Brunswick Water Utility

Growth of Hydrilla Prompted New Brunswick City Council to Hike Rates
Oct 3 2017 - 7:18am
Cops Violate Court Order and Federal Law Meant to Protect Journalists and Sources, NBToday Editor Willing to Go to Jail to Protect Our Sources, Community Outraged
Dec 25 2016 - 12:59pm
Mayor's Office Announces Suspensions of Two Workers Under Criminal Investigation
Dec 7 2016 - 6:30pm
Demolition Company Run by Convicted Felon Blamed For Spill Upstream From NB Water Utility Pumping Station
Nov 29 2016 - 10:45pm
NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection Hoping to Avoid More Serious Water Shortage
Oct 29 2016 - 12:25pm
Break Affected Water Service to Rutgers Village, Edgebrook, Clifton Av. & Hoffman Av.
Oct 4 2016 - 12:33am
City Announces Water at Hyatt, Sears, and City DPW Building Failed to Meet Standards
Sep 23 2016 - 9:31pm
Embattled Water Utility Admits They Found Asbestos in Basement of Treatment Plant
Jun 3 2016 - 2:30am
City Has History of Lead Poisoning and Covering Up Problems With Drinking Water
May 6 2016 - 1:20am
Two Years After Being Suspended For Multi-Year Coverup, New Brunswick's Former Chief Water Treatment Plant Operator Ed O'Rourke Admits Guilt in Plea Deal
Dec 17 2015 - 1:37pm
In Victory For Activists, Mayor Cahill's Administration Decides Not to Renew Contract With NJ American Water When It Expires on September 30
Sep 24 2015 - 8:54am
NJ American Water Took Over Water Utility From July 2014 to September 2015
Sep 22 2015 - 11:10am
City Officials Decline to Identify Employee, Job Title, or Date of Suspension
Sep 14 2015 - 5:57pm
Kevin Egan: "I Have Zero Responsibility" For Decisions About Privatization Deal
Sep 8 2015 - 3:44pm
Elizabeth Garlatti Called Activist Rita Yelda "Part of The Problem" and Shouted That The City's Drinking Water Was Not Properly Treated For "11 Days! Not 11 Years!"
Aug 19 2015 - 9:49am
Unity Square Hosts Film Screening and Discussion at 81 Remsen Ave. on August 19
Aug 17 2015 - 2:08pm
Mark Lavenberg Leaves South Jersey Job to Head NB Water Utility For $107K/Year
Jul 15 2015 - 12:08pm
Half of Plant Forced Offline For Hours Due to a "Chemical Feed Issue" Over Weekend
May 20 2015 - 4:35pm
City Says Private Water Company Accepted Blame For DEP Violations, But Company Says That Would Have to Be Reviewed and Discussed
May 16 2015 - 5:00pm
Sources: Alexei Walus Remains Employed With City Despite Using N-Word on The Job
May 15 2015 - 3:24pm
City Notifies Public of Disinfection Failures, Monitoring Errors Over Four Months Later
Apr 17 2015 - 5:00pm
Just Five Months Into Job as City's Water Director, Alexei Walus Gets $10K Pay Cut For "Use of Derogatory and Inappropriate Language"
Mar 31 2015 - 3:14pm
Both Edward O'Rourke and the City of New Brunswick Facing Penalties For Cover-Up
Mar 1 2015 - 4:53am
Average Family to Pay Extra $238 Over Next Three Years Due to 15+% Rate Increase, Partly to Pay For Controversial Water Deal
Jan 3 2015 - 7:22pm
Alexei Walus Named Water Director, But Did Not Show Up For Council Confirmation
Nov 4 2014 - 3:42pm
Controversial Deal Revisited For First Time Since Council Cut Short Public Comments, Approved "Temporary" 45-Day Privatization That Has Been Effect For Last 72 Days
Sep 17 2014 - 3:01pm
Mayor Jim Cahill Refuses to Answer Questions About Water System He is Temporarily Overseeing
Aug 26 2014 - 10:45am
Marascia Now Works For New Brunswick One Day A Week at His New Job With NJ American Water
Jul 23 2014 - 7:41am
Ronald Bellafronte Briefly Returned to Work as a Water Meter Reader Before Being Transferred to Office Job For Medical Reasons
Jul 17 2014 - 5:15pm
Shawn Maloney Allegedly Killed Himself After Learning He Was Target of FBI Investigation in 2007
Jul 15 2014 - 9:02am
City Council Not Consulted as Mayor James Cahill Takes Over Water Utility, Signing 45-Day Privatization Deal with American Water
Jul 3 2014 - 5:00am
In Wake of DEP and EPA Investigations, Water Utility Shut Down Gravity Filters For 98 Days to Deal With Longstanding Problems
May 11 2014 - 3:15am
New Brunswick Has Not Hosted Any Such Meeting Since Admitting Coverup of Water Quality Issues
Mar 3 2014 - 11:18am
New Brunswick Residents Notified on November 27, Franklin on December 10, Milltown on January 14
Jan 22 2014 - 4:06pm
Violation Shows Water Problems May Go Back Further Than Previously Thought
Dec 20 2013 - 1:44pm
Jim Cahill No Fan of New Brunswick Today's Coverage of Water Quality Coverup
Dec 12 2013 - 11:16am
Barchi Dodges Questions About Problems With New Brunswick Water System
Dec 12 2013 - 10:13am
Keith Smith Started Monday in Newly-Created Role: "Water Treatment Plant Superintendent"
Dec 11 2013 - 12:59pm
Officials Are Discussing Potential Litigation Against New Brunswick While State Investigates Coverup
Dec 11 2013 - 12:02pm
City and State Government Notify Public of Serious Water Quality Violations
Nov 27 2013 - 9:30pm
Suspended Man Also Worked For Franklin & Milltown, Which Bought Millions of Gallons That Didn't Meet Safe Drinking Water Standards
Nov 27 2013 - 3:07pm
Brick Resident Edward O'Rourke Still Has Not Been Fired From Water Plant Job After Being Accused of Covering Up Violations
Nov 22 2013 - 8:38pm
Edward O'Rourke Suspended Without Pay Awaiting Administrative Hearings
Nov 22 2013 - 8:30pm
City Worker Edward O'Rourke Fined $17,000 and Gets His License Suspended by NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection
Nov 14 2013 - 6:15pm