DEP rips Trenton about water, says it's risking the health of 225K people

The state Department of Environmental Protection on Friday slammed the city of Trenton’s reaction to ongoing issues and water quality violations at their water utility, calling it a “continued failure.”

In a letter from DEP Commissioner Bob Martin to Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson, Martin wrote: “The City’s inability or unwillingness to act with the urgency the current situation requires potentially puts at risk the health of the 225,000 people (the utility serves).”

The utility, Trenton Water Works (TWW), provides water to the city and customers in portions of Hamilton, Ewing, Lawrence and Hopewell townships.

City spokesman Michael Walker said city and TWW officials …read more

Source: Mercer

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