Morris Plains the Community of Caring
531 Speedwell Ave, Morris Plains, NJ 07950     973-538-2224

Public Utilities

Water: Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (SMCMUA)

In 1977, the Governing Bodies of Morristown, Morris Township, Morris Plains and Hanover Township (the Creating Municipalities) passed parallel ordinances creating The Southeast Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority.  Each Creating Municipality appoints two of their residents to serve as Board Members of the Authority. The Board is governed by New Jersey Statutes and is a governmental agency.

Board Members Serving from Morris Plains

  • Ralph Rotando, Vice Chairman
  • Patricia Webster

Board Meetings

Board meetings are open to the public and in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act.  All interested members of the public are invited to attend these meetings.  Meetings are generally held on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

Helpful Links

Visit the SMCMUA Website

Link here to register for citizen alerts.

Link here for water quality reports

Electricity: First Energy / Jersey Central Power and Light

Report an Outage

Reporting an outage helps pinpoint damage and restore power more quickly. You can do this several ways:

Visit the PSE&G Website

If you smell gas, IMMEDIATELY:

You will not be charged for reporting a potential gas leak.

Optimum – Cable Television and Internet Service

Check your service status online (sign in with your Optimum ID and password)

Message Optimum at

Send Tweet to @Optimumhelp

Customer Service: (866) 950-3278

Verizon – Wireless and Internet

Customer Service

Mobile: 1-800-922-0204

Fios Home: 1-800-VERIZON

Verizon Support & Residential Outages

Visit the Verizon Troubleshooter to quickly find your home Wi-Fi information, get help connecting devices to your network, or resolve troubles with your router.

Municipal Office

531 Speedwell Ave
Morris Plains, NJ 07950     
Fax: 973-538-8834

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.