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Hydrant Flow Information

Flow tests determine the adequacy of pressure and volume of the Authority’s water supply system at a specific location.  To request flow information, download and complete the Flow Request Form

Time Period:  Please allow a minimum of ten (10) business days for staff to review the information, conduct the test and generate the results.

Please note that the Authority does not conduct flow tests between November 15 and March 15.

 

Unmetered Water Service

 

For the supply of water for building construction purposes, Click Here to View the Application for Unmetered Water Service.  Completely fill out and return this form to:

Operations

SMCMUA

19 Saddle Road

Cedar Knoll, NJ  07927 

Please direct any questions to 973-326-6860.

Time Period:  Please allow a minimum of ten (10) business days turnaround time.

 

Hydrant Use Application

 

Click Here to View the Hydrant Use Application to obtain water from the Authority's hydrant located at 19 Saddle Road in Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927.  Completely fill out and return this form to:

Operations

SMCMUA

19 Saddle Road

Cedar Knoll, NJ  07927 

Please direct any questions to 973-326-6860.

Time Period:  Please allow a minimum of ten (10) business days turnaround time. 

 

Hydrant Rental Application

 

Click Here to View the Application for Meter Hydrant Rental.  Completely fill out and return this form to:

Operations

SMCMUA

19 Saddle Road

Cedar Knoll, NJ  07927 

Please direct any questions to 973-326-6860.

Time Period:  Please allow a minimum of ten (10) business days turnaround time. 

New Water Service Information

The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (“SMCMUA” or “Authority”) is committed to providing an efficient process for property

owners and developers to fulfill their water service needs in accordance with the Authority’s Rules and Regulations, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:14B.

 

To apply for water service to premises previously supplied by the Authority, contact the Customer Service Department at 973-326-6880 to obtain an Application for Water Service.  You may also Click Here to View an Application for Water Service for Residential Account or Click Here to View an Application for Water Service for Commercial Account.  Water accounts must be in the property owner’s name, as water charges are attached to the property.  Unpaid water bills are subject to property liens. 

 

To property owners or developers seeking water service to a new building, development or any premises not previously supplied by the Authority, please begin the pre-approval process by completing the Development Information Sheet and submitting it along with the technical documents[1] specified to developments@smcmua.org.  Please be advised that incomplete Development Information Sheets and insufficient technical documents will not be reviewed and will be returned to the Applicant[2]

 

Time Period:  Please allow a minimum of twenty (20) business days for the Authority to examine the information provided; at which time, the Authority will contact the Applicant to schedule a Preliminary Project Meeting[3]

 

The Applicant is hereby reminded to check with local, County and State ordinances to ensure information provided complies with the standards mandated.  The Applicant shall be responsible for complying with the standards specified by the Authority set forth in the Technical Requirements.

 

STEP 1: 

       

Development Information Sheet

 

Meter Sizing Application  (In order to view this file properly: Right click the link, select Save link as..., and ensure that the file extension is either .xls or .xlsx)

 

After Preliminary Project Meeting with the Authority, download, complete and submit applicable forms and pay associated fees. 

 

STEP 2:    

                   

Within the Authority’s District[4]:

Water Service between 3/4" and 2” (Tap)

Water Service 4” or Larger (Wet Cut)

Water Main Extension

 

Outside of the Authority’s District:

Water Service with No New Water Main

Water Service with New Water Main Extension

 

General inquiries can be submitted to developments@smcmua.org.

 

Technical Requirements

 


[1] Technical documents include but are not limited to: Location Plan; Site Utility Plan; Detailed Water Utility Plan; Detailed Water Utility Profile Sheet; Construction Details; and Technical Specifications.

 

[2] Applicant is responsible for applications, fees and any contract agreements with the Authority.

 

[3] The Preliminary Project Meeting with the Authority will include:  the review and provision of detailed information and/or paperwork on any application requirements and associated fees (i.e. application fee, connection fee, tap fee, wet cut fee, etc.); comments on drawings/plans/specifications; flow test information; creation of a construction schedule checklist; review of bond requirements and permits; etc.

 

[4] The Authority’s District includes the Town of Morristown, the Township of Morris, the Township of Hanover and the Borough of Morris Plains.

 

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