Residents of Jersey City and Hoboken were advised to boil their water for at least one minue before consuming following a water main break.
New Jersey health authorities announced the opening of several testing facilities, including a drive-thru site at Hudson Regional Hospital on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus.
The city of Hoboken is ordering all bars to temporarily close and restaurants can only offer takeout and delivery.
Hoboken, one of the areas in New Jersey hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, is making progress toward completing a large public park that will double as a reservoir for nearly 2 million gallons of storm water to prevent it from flooding city streets.
Balky apps, bus windows that don't shut, rude staff and delayed and overcrowded trains were among a lengthy litany of complaints New Jersey lawmakers heard from advocates and commuters Wednesday night as they kicked off a probe of the state's troubled transit system.