Attention, New Jersey: Water Is Supposed To Be Clear
|New Jersey is gross. Fact.|
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey issued an alert this afternoon that travelers at Newark International Airport avoid drinking any water at the airport because...(wait for it) the water coming out of the taps is currently brown.
The Port Authority offers no explanation for the brown water -- and none is needed other than the obvious: it's New Jersey.
Earlier this year, residents in the Chadwick Island section of Toms River were getting pretty grossed out when their tap water turned green. However, the New Jersey American Water Company claimed that the water was perfectly safe to drink -- it's just a little green. The problem, the company says, is just high levels of iron in the water.
Again, there's no explanation for the brown water at the airport, and it's unclear whether it poses any health risks. Regardless, do yourself a favor and don't drink the water in New Jersey -- it's disgusting.