NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's water tests well below Federal Environmental Protection Agency levels. Regular testing, coupled with a regular schedule of flushing and maintenance, keeps the drinking water for the Township of Nutley safe for all residents according to Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli. 

Newark's water supply is making headlines as test of the city's water show the presence of Haloacetic Acids. These chemical compounds are known to be carcinogenic in high concentrations with long term exposure. Haloacetic Acids are a by-products of the water disinfection process.  These compounds have been found in only some parts of the city of Newark.The Township of Nutley receives a small portion of its water from the Newark system.

According to Scarpelli, Nutley's water is tested at several locations twice a month. Results for Haloacetic Acids are well below the standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Regular maintenance of the water delivery infrastructure in Nutley, combined with a regular schedule of flushing removes these compounds from the system. 

The regular testing of Nutley's water supply also tests for other dissolved compounds in the water. Regular testing is also performed at the township well on Vincent Place. Test results are made available to the public on a regular basis and are mailed to residents regularly. 

 

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