New Jersey's drinking water surpasses federal drinking water standards: Report

Water quality reporting on 190 municipalities served now available.

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VOORHEES, NJ, JUNE 5, 2017 -- New Jersey American Water's annual Water Quality Reports are now accessible through its website at under Water Quality.

The annual water quality report details the quality of watersupplied by New Jersey American Water 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 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 each and every day to ensure the highest quality water and service to our customers in 190 municipalities 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."

About New Jersey American Water
New Jersey American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, 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

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