Reports Now Available to Customers, Highlighting Company’s Ongoing Achievements in Meeting or Surpassing State & Federal Standards, Including Lead Regulations
Each year, New Jersey American Water compiles its annual Water Quality
Reports (also called Consumer Confidence Reports) for customers and
other stakeholders, detailing the quality of water supplied by the
company to each community served. The report outlines the quality of
water provided using data from water quality testing conducted in local
systems between January and December of 2018. Data collected is shown in
comparison to the compliance standards established by both the
“New Jersey American Water is once again proud to report that the
drinking water supplied to our customers in the 192 municipalities we
serve and the dozens of additional communities that purchase water from
us meets or surpasses both state and federal standards for all regulated
substances, including lead,” explained
The report gives an overview of local drinking water sources for each community and details the extensive testing conducted on the company’s water each year. Additionally, the report highlights the substances detected in the treated water, as well as the levels of those substances prior to treatment. As an additional layer of education and transparency, the report also details results of tests conducted for certain unregulated contaminants, such as PFAS, in areas where they are present and thus treated to achieve levels below recommended health guidelines.
New Jersey American Water relies on the expertise of more than 800 professionals across the state to ensure that the water delivered to customers meets or surpasses the highest of standards. From plant operators and engineers to water distribution professionals, these experts continuously monitor and test the water, and maintain facilities and infrastructure across the state to ensure safe, efficient operations.
“Our 2018 results are a testament to our employees’ hard work and
dedication to excellence,” said Norton. “Their work is further enhanced
through investment in our infrastructure, including treatment plants,
tanks, pump stations, pipes, fire hydrants and metering equipment. In
2018 alone, we invested more than
Customers can access the Water Quality report specific to their area by going to the Water Quality tab on New Jersey American Water’s website and searching for their report by zip code. Printed copies of the report are 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 report.
To learn more about New Jersey American Water’s commitment to water education, environmental stewardship and quality service, visit www.newjerseyamwater.com.
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of
Source: New Jersey American Water
Denise Venuti Free
Director of Communications and External Affairs
Chelsea Simkins, External Affairs Manager