Update to PVWC’s Lead Testing Policy

Effective October 14th, 2016 PVWC customers will no longer be able to pick up lead sample bottles and instructions at our office. To have your water tested, please contact our Customer Service Department at 973-340-4300, during regular business hours to schedule a home visit. Our field technician will then visit your home to drop off…

Hexavalent Chromium

There have been recent news articles about the presence of Hexavalent Chromium, or the “Erin Brockovich” chemical in water systems throughout the United States. The articles are based on a report that focuses on the presence of Hexavalent Chromium, or Chromium-6, in water systems and proposals to create or modify existing regulations for this chemical.…

Information Regarding Hexavalent Chromium

The Safe Drinking Water Act requires the US Environmental Protection Agency to continually evaluate whether new drinking water regulations are needed to protect public health.  One possible regulation that EPA has been considering for the past few years is focused on Hexavalent Chromium (also called Chromium-6).  To help determine the impact of this potential regulation,…

DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM PVWC: DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED Customers of Passaic Valley Water Commission High Crest Lake, West Milford were notified on July 23, 2016, of a problem with our drinking water due to a water main break in the Butler Water System, and were advised to boil the water before using as a precautionary…