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Director of Ridgewood Water Quoted as Murphy Administration Reminds Residents to be Mindful of Water Usage and Proactively Moderate Consumption

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Trenton NJ, the Murphy Administration is reminding residents and businesses to use water wisely entering the summer season. Conserving water is always a good practice. However, it is especially important now as the state continues to experience a period of persistent dry weather.

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Major Court Settlement in “Forever Chemical” Lawsuit Could Impact Ridgewood Water

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Ridgewood NJ, at the Village Council Public Meeting, of February 8, 2023, the Mayor and Council unanimously approved two bond ordinances to fund the next phases of the PFAS Treatment Master Plan.  The companion funding ordinances of $42 million and $18.5 million will facilitate borrowing through the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank for the four largest PFAS treatment facilities and the associated raw water mains to connect satellite wells to each treatment facility.  These treatment facilities, producing upwards of 11.5 million gallons per day of PFOA and PFOS free water, will be located in Wyckoff, Midland Park and Glen Rock.  A total of 10.4 miles of raw water main will be constructed to connect offsite wells to each treatment facility, raising the total amount of wells treated at all four facilities to thirty three.  Ridgewood Water currently has PFAS treatment online for seven wells and will be adding an eighth well this summer.

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What it Takes to Get a Permit for your “Smart Controller” from Ridgewood Water

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Ridgewood NJ, as previously reported on numerous occasions  Ridgewood Water has limited watering  to 2 Days per week . ODD numbered addresses may water their lawns, shrubs, flowers and trees on Tuesday and Saturday, and EVEN numbered addresses may do so on Wednesday and Sunday. No irrigation is allowed on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Irrigation shall be performed before 10:00 a.m. or after 6:00 p.m., to limit evaporation. Those with automatic irrigation systems and those with Smart Controllers may only water between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. You must register your Smart Controllers, on an annual basis, with Ridgewood Water.

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New Jersey Enters a Statewide Drought Watch

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Trenton NJ, New Jersey Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette issued a statewide drought watch as of August 9, 2022, and the Murphy Administration is urging residents and businesses to conserve water as persistent dry and hot conditions continue to stress water supplies throughout the state.

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Murphy Administration Encourages New Jersey Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water

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Trenton NJ,  The Murphy Administration today asked residents and businesses to conserve water as the state continues to experience a persistent period of hot and dry weather.

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Reader says , “Don’t drink Ridgewood Water’s kool-aide”

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“According to the latest mailing, “Ridgewood Water has been aware of PFOA and PFOS detections and has sought to educate our customers for years…” So shame on me that I finally realized that we have been paying to be poisoned. We have been and will be forced to pay this Village owned company for its contaminated and unsafe water.”

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Ho-Ho-Kus to Upgrade its Water Treatment System

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus to upgrade its Water Treatment System to remove all of these contaminates from our system even those below the standards.

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Expert Tips to Make Well Water Drinkable

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With Careful Maintenance, Your Well Water Can Be Safe For Consumption

The water in your well can be contaminated in two ways. Either it could have impurities, bacterial growth, or rodent infestation, or the pipes may be dirty. In both cases, when it reaches your tap, it is not safe to consume anymore. If you have a private water well at home, then it is your responsibility to make sure the water is clean and pure. 

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Ridgewood Master Plan Meeting September 21, 2021

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Ridgewood NJ, at 7:30 pm our Ridgewood Planning Board is hosting a public meeting on our new Master Plan. We will be answering your questions about the process and providing information regarding what to expect as we move forward with the new plan.

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Reasons Why You Might Need to Get Your Pipes Relined

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One of the most important aspects that you have to be mindful of when maintaining your home is your plumbing. The plumbing runs all throughout your home, and any trouble or problems with it could lead to significant costs in repairs and damages. One solution you need to consider for certain problems is relining, as this can ensure your pipes are usable for the foreseeable future. Here are some reasons you might need your pipes relined. 

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Is Your Drinking Water Safe? Here Are 6 Ways To Find Out

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First of all, relax, this is really not as technical as it sounds. You don’t have to get a degree in “water safety measures” to be able to check the safety status of your drinking water; you just need to read a lot of reports. 

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Governor Phil Murphy Moves to Get the Lead Out

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Ridgewood NJ,  Governor Phil Murphy today reaffirmed his commitment to address lead exposure in New Jersey and its harmful effects on public health and child development by signing a package of bills aimed protecting New Jersey’s families from lead poisoning. The legislation, which will require regular inspections for, and the remediation of, lead-based paint hazards in residential rental properties and require the inventory, replacement, and financing of lead service lines throughout the state within the next 10 years, will advance New Jersey as a national leader in lead poisoning prevention. In October 2019, Governor Murphy unveiled a comprehensive statewide plan to address lead exposure in New Jersey, in which exposure to lead-based paint and lead in drinking water were two key elements of the strategy.

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It’s Mosquito Season in Bergen County !

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Twp of Washington NJ, The Bergen County Mosquito Control Division provides for the safety of the community by controlling the population of mosquitos in Bergen County.

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