To reduce the potential risks from lead in drinking water, New Jersey enacted the Lead Service Line Replacement Law in July 2021 (P.L. 2021, Ch. 183) that requires drinking water systems to inventory service lines, notify residents of the potential presence of lead in their service lines, and plan for the replacement of all lead service lines within 10 ten years.
Exposure to lead at any level can be associated with adverse health effects.
- You can reduce your exposure to lead in drinking water by following these steps:
🚰 Flushing tap water is a simple and inexpensive measure you can take to protect your family's health from lead.