About Us

Who We Are

PVWC is a public drinking water supplier owned by the cities of Paterson, Clifton, and Passaic. PVWC owns and operates the Alan C. Levine Little Falls Water Treatment Plant (WTP). For a majority of PVWC customers, finished water from the Little Falls WTP is blended with finished water obtained from North Jersey District Water Supply Commission’s (NJDWSC) Wanaque WTP. After treatment the finished water is then pumped through underground pipes to the cities of Paterson, Clifton, Passaic, Prospect Park, Lodi, North Arlington, a section of Woodland Park and to over 22 wholesale customers in Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Morris Counties. Emergency interconnections with other water purveyors exist throughout the distribution system

Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) is dedicated to the communities it serves. We know how important it is to provide our customers with high-quality drinking water, reliability and service. We’ve been serving citizens and industries of Northeast New Jersey since 1849 and will continue to in the years to follow.


We are committed to enhancing customer confidence and satisfaction to a level that meets and exceeds our customers’ needs. We will achieve this high level of service by utilizing technology and training to develop individual growth in an environment focused on teamwork.

Contact Us

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Main Office:
Passaic Valley Water Commission
1525 Main Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

Telephone: 973-340-4300
Fax: 973-340-5598

By calling Customer Service 973-340-4300 at any time, day or night, Passaic Valley Water Commission will respond to water emergency situations for you.




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