New Jersey Governor Murphy Tours Water Distribution Center, Announces Enhanced Efforts to Ensure Access to Clean Water

New Jersey Governor Murphy Tours Water Distribution Center, Announces Enhanced Efforts to Ensure Access to Clean Water

NEWARK, NJ (STL.News) – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, alongside Mayor Ras Baraka, cabinet members, and local officials, Wednesday toured a bottled water distribution center in Newark and announced enhanced partnerships to promote access to clean water and conduct lead screenings for affected residents.

On Monday, August 12th, the State began providing bottled water to Newark for distribution to impacted residents, sourced from emergency reserves.  Corporate partners, including Anheuser-Busch and Pepsi, will continue to supplement through donations.

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