Could New Technology Help Resolve New Jersey’s Lead in Drinking Water Issue?

Through sustained advocacy at the state and community levels, New Jersey aims to be a national leader in protecting the public from exposure to lead, a neurotoxin that is particularly harmful to young children. In July 2021, New Jersey enacted landmark legislation (P.L.2021, c.183) requiring that all lead service lines (LSLs) be replaced within 10… Continue reading Could New Technology Help Resolve New Jersey’s Lead in Drinking Water Issue?

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We Need Your Help! Utilities Called to Participate in Jersey WaterCheck’s Survey in collaboration with Jersey Water Works Lead in Drinking Water Taskforce

Jersey WaterCheck is performing its annual data update. On September 19th, every utility featured on the dashboard received an email with the link to a short survey. The deadline for the survey response and data review is Friday, October 14. This year’s survey is in collaboration with the Jersey Water Works (JWW) Lead in Drinking… Continue reading We Need Your Help! Utilities Called to Participate in Jersey WaterCheck’s Survey in collaboration with Jersey Water Works Lead in Drinking Water Taskforce

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Let’s Get the Lead Out of Our Drinking Water: Key Information that NJ Local Officials Need and Want to Know

Access to clean and safe drinking water is important for the health and safety of all individuals in New Jersey, and has been a national priority since Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. As there is no safe level for lead exposure, water systems in New Jersey are working to meet the… Continue reading Let’s Get the Lead Out of Our Drinking Water: Key Information that NJ Local Officials Need and Want to Know

Lead Service Line Replacement Implementation Workshop Recap and Resources

The Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) Implementation Workgroup of Jersey Water Works’ Lead in Drinking Water Task Force  partnered with the New Jersey Water Association on Tuesday, June 22, 2022, to offer guidance to NJ Water Systems Operators on the implementation the New Jersey statute (P.L. 2021, c.183) enacted on July 22, 2022. Over 160… Continue reading Lead Service Line Replacement Implementation Workshop Recap and Resources

EDA Pilot Program Could Address Lead Exposure in NJ Child Care Facilities

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Exposure to lead contamination in paint or drinking water has long worried health experts, particularly as it affects young children, but a new pilot pro gram offered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) could represent a key step forward.   Drawing on an appropriation of $54.5 million from the federal American Rescue Plan authorized… Continue reading EDA Pilot Program Could Address Lead Exposure in NJ Child Care Facilities

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Registration Opens: Topics in Lead Service Line Replacement Implementation Workshop

Topics in Lead Service Line Replacement Implementation Workshop Jersey Water Works Lead Service Line (LSL) Implementation Workgroup and New Jersey Water Association invite you to join us on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. for a workshop designed to help water utilities navigate the LSL replacement looming compliance deadlines.  Learn promising practices… Continue reading Registration Opens: Topics in Lead Service Line Replacement Implementation Workshop

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