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Old 08-25-2019, 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by G1.. View Post
People need to do some home work and look up the history of the Newark water supply.
It was pretty terrible before they built the Cedar Grove reservoir (late 1800s I think), I know that. They used to get the water from the Passaic and it was like a mixture of sewage and industrial waste, and everyone got sick all the time.
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Old 08-26-2019, 08:31 PM
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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Originally Posted by bluewin888 View Post
Here are some of thousands:

45 N.J. Towns That Have Harmful Pollutants In Drinking Water, According To New Study
What’s legal isn’t necessarily safe when it comes to your drinking water. Eleven harmful water pollutants were found in 45 New Jersey towns.

A dangerous chemical has tainted N.J. water for decades and the feds are still dragging their feet

One in five residents get contaminated tap water. NJ is ordering companies to clean it up
Where did you find that number?
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Old 08-27-2019, 06:00 AM
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This is only some of thousands of reports.

Can you just find it yourself or you donot care???


Originally Posted by Gerania View Post
Where did you find that number?
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Old 08-27-2019, 08:34 AM
Location: NJ
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Newark water shed located in west milford, echo lake rd headquarters. Clinton, cannistear, etc reservoirs.

The Pequannock Watershed is a 35,000 acre natural resource purchased by the City in 1900. It is located in portions of six (6) separate municipalities in Morris, Passaic and Sussex Counties. Parts of the Watershed’s physical make-up are large reservoirs and streams. More specifically, the Watershed has four (4) reservoirs that are open to recreational boating and fishing. The average reservoir is 396 acres and the average depth is 43 feet.
source: https://www.newarknj.gov/card/newark-watershed
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