Jersey Water Works in the News

4/7/2021: Will Biden’s spending plan allow NJ to replace all lead water lines? (NJ Spotlight News)

2/25/2021: Statement from Jersey Water Works Co-Chairs on New Jersey Governor’s FY 2022 Budget Address

12/13/2020: Cleanup of our water continues: NJ 2020, the year of COVID-19 (NJ Spotlight News)

10/22/2020: Finance sources can ease daunting cost of renewing water infrastructure, experts say (NJ Spotlight News)

10/21/2020: NJ Spotlight News Virtual Roundtable Focuses on New Jersey Water Infrastructure (State Broadcast News)

9/21/2020: N.J. was promised safe drinking water a year ago. Coronavirus spoiled the plan. (

9/3/2020: Efforts to Make Sure Water Safe to Drink in Paterson Continue (TAPinto Paterson)

7/24/2020: Bacteria Are Fouling the Water off NJ’s Beaches, Advocates Warn. It’s from Leaking Septic Systems, Farms and More (NJ Spotlight News)

6/25/2020: Let’s invest in projects that guarantee we’ll have clean water | Opinion (

6/9/2020: Op-Ed: Now More than Ever, Our Health Depends on Access to Clean Water (NJ Spotlight)

5/29/2020: Pandemic Pushes Back Filing Date for Plans to Stop Sewage Overflow (NJ Spotlight)

1/2/2020: 2019’s environmental ‘highlights’: climate change, algal blooms, lead service lines, and more (NJ Spotlight)

12/27/2019: How did lead get in the water? We drew a comic to show you. (

12/18/2019: EPA ‘close’ to decision on regulating PFAS, but enforcement likely years away  (NJ Spotlight)

12/13/2019: American Water and City of Camden receive New Jersey One Water Award (Business Wire)

12/9/2019: ‘Lead database’ shows school results; more work planned (Pascack Press & Northern Valley Press)

12/2/2019: New Jersey takes major steps forward on lead in drinking water (Environmental Defense Fund)

10/24/2019: Sweeney signs on to Murphy’s $500M bond fix for NJ lead infrastructure (NJBIZ)

10/13/2019: Murphy’s target: Replace all lead service lines in NJ by 2029 (WHYY)

10/13/2019: Watershed watchdog Raritan headwaters advocates testing tap water to protect health (Hunterdon Review)

10/11/2019: NJ governor seeks $500M bond to replace lead paint, pipes (The Philadelphia Tribune)

10/10/2019: Murphy urges plan to mitigate lead exposure in New Jersey (Wall Street Journal)

10/10/2019: Murphy targeting all lead service lines for replacement over next decade (NJTV News)

10/10/2019: Statewide lead line replacement suggested amid Newark water crisis (TAPinto)

10/10/2019: Gov. Phil Murphy calls for borrowing $500 million to replace pipes (Burlington County Times)

10/10/2019: Lead in NJ water: Phil Murphy wants $500M bond question on 2020 ballot to remove lead pipes (

10/10/2019: There is a plan to get lead out of NJ water. (

10/06/2019: Map shows where lead pipes are carrying drinking water in NJ (

10/04/2019: More than 100 NJ water systems may have unsafe lead levels (NJ Spotlight)

10/04/2019: Getting lead out of water in schools, homes a top priority (Pascack Press)

5/17/2019: Lead water pipes threaten public health. Partial replacements could make it worse (

5/09/2019: Five ways to celebrate Infrastructure Week (Asbury Park Press)

2/08/2019: Green Infrastructure is coming of age, and it’s time to demystify it. (CivicStory)

2/07/2019: It’s called a ‘rain tax.’ But will it really it help N.J. fight floods and stop pollution? (

2/07/2019: Stormwater utility legislation advances (Hudson Reporter)

1/28/2019: New Jersey focuses on lead in drinking water (WaterWorld)

1/16/2019: How do we get lead out New Jersey’s drinking water? (NJ 101.5)

1/16/2019: Governor stresses unsafe lead levels in NJ water but offers no quick fixes (NJ Spotlight)

Jersey Water Works News Releases

1/14/2020: Jersey Water Works Statement on the Governor’s State of the State Address

12/11/2019: Jersey Water Works Hosts Annual Conference

9/20/2019: Camden SMART Wins US Water Alliance’s US Water Prize

5/15/2019: One Water Awards Nominations Open; Categories Expand

3/29/2019: Jersey Water Works Releases Its 2019 Work Plan

1/31/2019: Stormwater Utility Legislation Advances

1/15/2019: Jersey Water Works Applauds Governor’s Commitment to Clean Water and Modern Water Infrastructure

1/15/2019: Jersey Water Works Forms Task Force Focused on Lead in State’s Drinking Water

Jersey Water Works Statements

8/3/2016: Lead in New Jersey’s Drinking Water Calls for Awareness, Education and Investment

Jersey Water Works Testimony

11/30/2016: Jersey Water Works Testifies at Joint Legislative Task Force on Drinking Water



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