July 22, 2022
Odd/Even Outdoor Water Restrictions
***PLEASE CONSERVE WATER***
Hot summer temperatures and a lack of significant rainfall in the past several weeks has resulted in a greater than normal demand for water.
The Forest Lakes Water Company is instituting an odd-even water schedule for outdoor watering effective Saturday, July 23rd.
Homes having even house numbers shall be permitted outside water use on even number days and those having odd house numbers on odd days. Outdoor water usage shall include the watering of lawns, shrubs, ornamental plants, etc. as well as the washing of automobiles and trucks.
Please do not leave sprinklers unattended or on overnight.
PLEASE CONSERVE WATER IT IS A PRECIOUS RESOURCE!!
October 1, 2021
Effective immediately, discontinue mandatory water boil alert. Please resume normal water activity and consumption.
September 29, 2021
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: This message is from the Forest Lakes Water Company. Due to an EMERGENCY in the water system, there is a mandatory boil water alert for the Forest Lakes Community until further notice. Please bring tap water to a rolling boil for 5 minutes and allow to cool before consumption, drinking, ice cubes, washing vegetables and fruit and for brushing your teeth. This boil water advisory is in effect until further notice.
Please contact 973-786-6600 with any questions that you may have, thank you.
July 23, 2020
REMINDER – OUTDOOR WATER USE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Our daily water usage is continuing to exceed the pumping capacity of our water system and reducing our reserve storage. In order to ensure the uninterrupted supply of water to all of our consumers, the following outdoor water use restrictions are currently in effect:
- No watering of lawns
- No washing of vehicles or household items
- No rinsing or power washing of driveways or walkways
Watering of gardens is allowable using a handheld device.
Some other reminders to save water inside your home:
- Wash only full loads in the clothes washer and dishwasher.
- Turn off the water while you brush your teeth or shave.
- Be sure faucets are completely turned off when not in use; repair leaks in faucets and toilets.
Thank you for your cooperation,
Forest Lakes Water Company
Board of Trustees
July 6, 2020
April 9, 2020
The Forest Lakes Water Company Annual meeting and election scheduled to May 4, 2020 has been rescheduled to Monday, August 3, 2020 @ 8:00 p.m. at the Forest Lakes Clubhouse (more details to follow).
March 31, 2020
The Forest Lakes Water Company office will be open but not for face-to-face contact. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message on the office phone at 973-786-6600.
2017 October Alert
September 29, 2017
Weather permitting, during the first two weeks of October, the water company will be flushing the hydrants throughout the system. During this work you may experience lower pressure or some air in your water which can turn the water a little white. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 973-786-6600 or email us at email@example.com.
December 13, 2016
Due to an EMERGENCY IN THE WATER SYSTEM, residents on Crows Nest Rd. and Sleepy Hollow Rd. from no. 52 to 62 will be without water from 8:30 a.m. until the repairs are complete (approximately 4 – 5 hours). We apologize for any inconvenience and urge you to put some water aside for use during this period.