Residents in Newark’s West and South Wards are reporting low to no water pressure in those sections of the city at this time.
At around 2:30 a.m., residents in the city’s upper West Ward began notifying police and city services that there was no running water from the faucets or barely enough to flush toilets.
Other residents in several South Ward Housing development are also reporting no water.
City officials have yet to respond to repeated calls from senior residents at St. Mary’s Villa and other senior homes as overnight and early Tuesday morning temperatures reached about 84 degrees in Newark.
There are no immediate reports of a water main break in the area at this time.
The incident is under investigation.
UPDATE 7:01am Multiple sections of Newark are reporting little to no water pressure.