30 Mechanic Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
Daily Task's and responsibilities of the Freehold Borough DPW:
While the combined efforts of the department of public works keeps our town in great shape, the Streets and Roads Dept. maintains all the Borough parks, including mowing, trash collection, bush and tree trimming along with playground inspections to keep you safe. They also do pot hole repairs, paving, major tree trimming and removal, brush and leaf collection, maintain the recycling center and snow plowing, salting of roads and shoveling of snow where needed. Street line painting, Also storm basin maintenance. The Water and Sewer Dept.maintains our sewer system by routine maintenance and by responding to blockages and water leaks 24 hrs. A day. Water leaks, water service replacements, hydrant repairs and flushing, meter installations and repairs, utility mark outs, daily pump station inspections and maintenance along with also snow plowing, shoveling of sidewalks and clean up as needed.
Lead in Drinking Water
Lead is not normally found in drinking water at the source. Typically, lead gets into your drinking water from the service lines, plumbing and fixtures that contain lead. As a result of corrosion, lead and other metals from the pipes slowly dissolve into the water. Many factors affect the amount of lead that leaches into the water, including lead content of pipes, fixtures, and solder, along with water temperature, pH and hardness. Lead is associated with adverse health impacts even at low levels, particularly in infants and children.
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REMINDER: The Department of Public Works yard at 161 Center Street will be open on Saturday mornings during the months of November and December from 7:00 a.m. – noon. Proof of Borough residency will be required. Curbside leaf collection is currently underway in the Borough until December 31st.
Please note that the brush and leaves must be placed at the curb in separate piles for collection.
Monday – Friday 7am – 3:30pm
First Saturdays of the month January – October 7am - noon
November & December every Saturday 7am – noon
(Monday – Friday Summer Hours TBA)
Public Works Yard
161 Center St
Freehold NJ 07728