Construction of the Trenton Water Works Lead Service Line Replacement Project (Phases 1 & 2) at a total construction cost of $41,565,960 were financed by the New Jersey Water Bank (NJWB). The NJWB is a State Revolving Fund program jointly administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) and uses a combination of funds provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the DEP, and the Infrastructure Bank to provide very low interest loans to borrowers for environmental infrastructure projects.
This project will provide water quality benefits by reducing exposure to lead in drinking water by assisting in the replacement of lead service lines and complying with Federal and State Lead and Copper Rule requirements. for residents and businesses in the Trenton Water Works service area, including the City of Trenton and Townships of Hamilton, Ewing, and Lawrence.
State Revolving Fund programs around the nation provide states and communities the resources necessary to maintain and improve the infrastructure protecting our valuable water resources nationwide.