Suez Water company has reported elevated lead levels in 16 out of 108 homes tested in Hudson and Bergen counties. According to the utility, water has no lead when it leaves the plant, and the source of the lead is likely either from service pipes that extend from water mains to homes and businesses, or from lead fixtures inside homes.
Customers can determine if their homes are served by a lead line by checking their online account at https://www.mysuezwater.com/njwq, calling 800-422-5987, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suez is providing water quality testing to any customer served by a utility-owned lead service line. A water filter will be provided by Suez to any customer whose test results are above the government standard.
For more information visit the Suez website at https://suezwq.com/.