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How Old Are Harrison’s Water Pipes? bottled water harrison water department lead in water passaic valley water commission pvwc water Apr 27, 2022

Before the 1800s water in Harrison was provided by private wells on your property or by carrying water from the Passaic River.  

In 1884, the Jersey City Water Company set up a reservoir in North Arlington where the present Riverview Gardens are located, and piped water from the Passaic...

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Harrison: Don't Drink the Tap Water bottled water harrison water department lead in water passaic valley water commission pvwc water filter water quality Apr 08, 2022

The Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) announced on its Facebook page that it had “Failed to Meet Water Quality Parameter[s] (WQP) levels”.  It has also posted a bulletin on its website written in very fine print that it consistently failed a corrosion control system last...

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A Water Main Break Makes Harrison’s Water Brown harrison health department harrison water department Feb 18, 2022

On Saturday, September 12, 2022, a water main break in Kearny caused the Town of Harrison’s water to turn brown.  Residents took to Facebook to post photos of their brown water and look for official information on why their water was discolored.  Some residents attributed the...

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