NJAW receives Commerce Magazine’s Environmental Award

NJAW receives Commerce Magazine’s Environmental Award

CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey American Water was recognized by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey as one of this year’s recipients of Commerce Magazine’s annual Environmental Awards. The awards were presented during a socially distanced breakfast ceremony, and the winners were profiled in the April issue of Commerce.  NJAW was recognized in […]

Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex-Hudson Greenway project partners presented to the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions on April 26 about the project’s usefulness in solving infrastructure challenges for the region regarding sewage overflow.  According to a press release from the greenway partners, the proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway project will help solve severe stormwater overflow […]

NJDEP issues notice of violation to Orange’s water operator

NJDEP issues notice of violation to Orange’s water operator

ORANGE, NJ — An April 27 press release from the city of Orange Township announced that the city’s water operator, SUEZ North America, failed to implement water treatment technique requirements as of Jan. 1, 2021. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection regulations require that all municipalities and/or water operators meet certain water treatment technique requirements, […]

Orange water safe to drink and use for all purposes based on EPA criteria

ORANGE, NJ — According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Health Advisory Level, Orange water continues to be acceptable for all uses, including drinking and washing, a March 17 press release from Orange stated. “I am pleased to report that based on state and national standards, our water is safe for drinking and bathing,” Mayor […]

NJAW to begin annual spring cleaning, water main flushing

NJAW to begin annual spring cleaning, water main flushing

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Beginning March 15 and continuing into the fall months, New Jersey American Water will perform the annual cleaning of its water distribution system to support the continued provision of high-quality, reliable water service to its customers. Flushing the system helps to clean out any build-up of mineral deposits and sediment inside […]

Orange opens NJAW interconnection in North Ward

ORANGE, NJ — With Newark entering the final state of its lead service line replacement program, water remains at the forefront of many people’s concerns. But for residents of Orange’s North Ward, recent slight discoloration in the water is nothing to worry about — it is not lead, but a little bit of rust; residents […]

Final stage of Newark Lead Service Line Replacement Program announced

NEWARK, NJ — One year after putting to work a $120 million bond from Essex County and joined by Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. and a group of city, state and county officials, Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced that the Newark Lead Service Line Replacement Program had reached its final stage, with nearly […]

South Orange annual water system flushing begins Sept. 13

South Orange annual water system flushing begins Sept. 13

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As part of the South Orange Water Utility’s annual maintenance program, every hydrant in the village will be tested and flushed beginning on the night of Sunday, Sept. 13, in the northwest section of South Orange and progressing toward completion in the southeast section of the village. Flushing will start each […]

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