Company's water continues to meet or surpass drinking water
standards in all municipalities served
VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
New Jersey American Water's annual Water Quality Reports for 2017 are
now accessible through its website at newjerseyamwater.com under Water
The annual water
quality report details the quality of water supplied by New Jersey
American Water to customers in 2017 against the compliance standards
established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and New
Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP). It describes
local drinking water sources, testing conducted on the water, substances
detected, and the levels of those substances. Commonly asked questions
and answers concerning local drinking water are also included.
"We are pleased to report that the drinking water we supplied to our
customers is once again of higher quality than required by state and
federal drinking water agencies. Our teams of water quality, plant
operations, and water distribution professionals work hard to ensure the
highest quality water and service to our customers in the 191
municipalities we serve, and the dozens of additional communities who
purchase water from us across the state," said Anthony Matarazzo, senior
director of Water Quality and Environmental Management, New Jersey
American Water. "These annual results are a testament to our employees'
dedication to excellence, and we encourage our customers to read the
information provided in these reports."
By providing two easy ways for customers to receive confirmation that
their drinking water meets all federal standards for water quality, the
company is also working to increase the public's understanding of the
value of water.
"We know that an educated customer is one who will place a higher value
on this precious resource and who will have a greater tendency to do his
or her part in protecting it. We're proud to share these reports with
the public in order to encourage greater awareness, appreciation and
In addition to their water quality report, customers can learn more
about New Jersey American Water's environmental stewardship and obtain
further information on water quality at www.newjerseyamwater.com.
Printed copies of the report are also available to customers who do not
wish to access it online. Customers can call the company's customer
service center at 800-272-1325 to request a hard copy of their local
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK),
is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing
high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to
approximately 2.7 million people. More information can be found at www.newjerseyamwater.com.
With a history dating back to 1886, American Water is the largest and
most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater
utility company. The company employs more than 6,900 dedicated
professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water,
wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people
in 46 states and Ontario, Canada. American Water provides safe, clean,
affordable and reliable water services to our customers to make sure we
keep their lives flowing.
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New Jersey American Water
Denise Venuti Free, 856-782-2316
of Communications and External Affairs
Source: New Jersey American Water
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