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Legal Notice

CUMBERLAND COUNTY UTILITIES AUTHORITY 

JULY 15, 2021 – REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING 

Please take notice that The Cumberland County Utilities Authority Board meeting scheduled on July 15, 2021, at 4:30 pm will be conducted as an open public meeting in the Public Meeting Room located at 333 Water Street, Bridgeton. This meeting will be available through ZOOM also. The agenda will be available on our website www.ccua.info. 

To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smart phone: 

https://zoom.us/j/3927923824?pwd=MGJSUEN3SDZuaGxzSTlFbXRPdWhVZz09 

Meeting ID: 835 0211 4800 

Password: 12345 

Telephone Users may dial in: 

(646) 558-8656 

Meeting ID: 835 0211 4800 

Password: 12345 

This meeting is in compliance with the open Public Meeting Act. 

Keeping Wipes Out of the Pipes!

This video reminds the public of “best practices” when it comes to wipes. Please don’t flush wipes and instead to put them into the trash.
Please follow the link to view.

Providing Sewer Treatment – Since 1898

The upgraded Cumberland County Utilities Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant has served as a sewage treatment center for over 100 years.

Just before the turn of the century, in 1898, Bridgeton installed a holding tank close to the river at what is now 333 Water Street. Collection pipes were added to serve the growing Atlantic Street residential community nearby. Prior to this time, cesspools had been the only type of sewage treatment in the city.

In 1927, Bridgeton built its first secondary treatment plant on the site. This consisted of a small pumping station, a primary settling tank, called an Imhoff Tank and a fixed nozzle trickling filter. Solids collected periodically from the tank were put back on the surrounding farmlands as fertilizer. The system had a capacity of 400,000 gallons per day of waste and serviced the city on the western side of the Cohansey River by gravity flow. In 1930, a collection system and pumping station on the east side of the Cohansey River were constructed to accommodate growing commerical and residential development. read more

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