To serve a continuous supply of safe, high quality and good tasting water for the City of Newark. We pledge, as funding and staffing allows, to protect the utility investments by ensuring and maintaining the integrity and security of the City
of Newark’s water and sewer infrastructure.
To serve all of our customers with outstanding service by
providing reliable and cost-effective water services in
accordance with best practices, while meeting and exceeding the New Jersey State Safe Drinking Water Act and federal regulations. We will ensure the collection
and delivery of sewage generated in the city to the designated treatment
facilities, protecting waterways from pollution.
The City of Newark has established a program for the inspection, evaluation and repair of approximately 350 miles of sewers (22-inch in diameter or smaller) and 9,100 manholes within the City. Many of these sewers have been in service for over 100 years. The City has undertaken this program through the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust.
Due to the extreme cold, many residents are experiencing their water pipes freezing.
The Fire Department is conducting their annual flushing of the fire hydrants
Elevated levels found in tests of some homes and buildings;
The City of Newark found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes/buidlings.
Discoloration caused by three separate incidents this week that disturbed sediment in transmission pipes