NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton has announced new water restrictions for residents and businesses. Newton  Ordinance 228-22 established the following prohibited water usages:

  • Watering their lawns or gardens,
  • Washing cars, trucks, boats, or any recreational vehicle,
  • Washing public or private driveways, sidewalks, or walkways
  • Filling swimming pools and ornamental reflecting pools or fountains

While the National Weather Service is predicting several inches of rain over the next few days, including the possibility of strengthening tropical storm Joaquin adding to the rainfall totals, restrictions will remain in effect until rescinded by a subsequent resolution.