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Great Falls in Paterson, NJ

Editorial: Skimming the surface in Paterson lead in water problem?

NORTHJERSEY.COM - The problem of unsafe lead levels in Paterson’s drinking water has not yet reached the so-called "crisis" level of say, Newark, Trenton or Camden [go to article]
Drinking water

Bellmawr cuts off half of town’s water supply after detection of dangerous chemical

MICHAEL TANENBAUM / PHILLY VOICE - A water treatment facility supplying half the borough of Bellmawr, Camden County, has been shut down after traces [go to article]

Murphy targeting all lead service lines for replacement over next decade

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - On Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled a sweeping agenda designed to eliminate New Jersey’s lead contamination problem in 10 years [go to article]
Water line repair

Where are the lead lines in New Jersey’s drinking water systems? No one knows...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Amid a growing concern over elevated lead levels in some of New Jersey's largest drinking water systems, water utilities [go to article]
Lead water pipe under construction, Newark

More than 100 NJ water systems may have unsafe lead levels

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In another indication of how widespread lead contamination may be in our drinking water, a new analysis has found 104 New Jersey [go to article]
lead pipe plumbing

New Jersey finds 160,000 lead pipes in homes and businesses, so far

MIKE CATALINI / AP / MORNING CALL - New Jersey’s first attempt to put together a comprehensive inventory of the type of lead pipes that caused a drinking water [go to article]

A New Jersey city reuses abandoned industrial sites to capture stormwater

YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS - In Camden, New Jersey, stormwater and sewage run through the same pipes, so when heavy rain hits, the system can overflow [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

Trump Administration rolls back clean water protections

LISA FRIEDMAN and CORAL DAVENPORT / NY TIMES - The Trump administration on Thursday announced the repeal of a major Obama-era clean water regulation [go to article]

Legislators note slow progress on state’s water quality management law

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Lawmakers expressed disappointment Tuesday with the response to the state’s new water quality management law during a hearing [go to article]

Newark pushes mandatory participation in replacement of lead water service lines

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has asked the city council to approve an ordinance allowing the municipal government to replace [go to article]

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