Hoboken has suffered 7 water main breaks over a 6 week period.

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Hoboken searches for solution after rash of water main breaks

August 28, 2018 - 12:37 pm

HOBOKEN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- When a water main breaks in the Tri-State area, chances are it's in Hoboken.

There have been nearly a dozen breaks over the last 6 weeks and seven of them have been major -- it's not even winter, when most breaks occur.

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla held an emergency meeting on Monday, with Suez Water Company, but it did not go well.

Now, the city is launching an investigation.

Parts of the Hoboken system date back to the 1780s.