Statement on Trenton Water Works Letter Regarding Lead in
The following statement is from Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede:
Without advanced notice, we have learned
today about the Trenton Water Works letter that residents are already receiving
in the mail regarding lead in drinking water.
I want our residents to know that we are
taking action to gather further details so that you can be better informed.
Our Township Health Officer has already
contacted the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for additional
information. So far, our Health Officer has been informed that 17 sites
serviced by Trenton Water Works were found to have elevated levels of lead in
water tests. We do not know at this time if any of the sites with
elevated lead levels were located in Hamilton. However, the number of sites
with elevated levels required that this notification to be sent to every
Trenton Water Works customer.
We will continue working to provide our
residents with additional information as soon as possible.