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“Thousands of Lead Pipes Tainting N.J. Water Will Be Replaced”

“New Jersey’s capital city is launching a major effort to get the lead out.

City officials gathered in West Trenton’s Berkeley Square neighborhood Thursday to kick off the major project — even though they have yet to secure all of the funding to make it happen.

Trenton Water Works — a 200-year-old utility that is owned and operated by the city and serves 217,000 customers in Trenton, Hamilton, Lawrence, Ewing and Hopewell Township — plans to spend $150 million over the next five years to replace more than 36,000 lead service lines in the water system.”

Michael Sol Warren reports for the Newark Star-Ledger January 9, 2020.