September 21, 2019

In New Partnership, New Jersey Progressive Democrats of Union County and the Newark Water Coalition Join Forces to Bring Lead Water Testing to Elizabeth Residents Free of Charge.

Elizabeth, NJ — Saturday, September 21, 2019Through partnership with Rutgers University (RU), Newark Water Coalition (NWC) helps New Jersey Progressive Democrats of Union County (NJPD-UC) offer free testing for water-based lead contamination to any resident of the City of Elizabeth.

Residents of Elizabeth interested in this free water testing may receive training on how to take the sample and a free testing kit at a forthcoming community meeting on October 24, 2019, location to be determined. This training will be provided in English and Spanish. Advanced sign up for a testing kit is recommended and can be done at http://union.njprogressives.com/elizabeth_water_test

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New Jersey Progressive Democrats of Union County (NJPD-UC) is a New Jersey non-profit organization which advocates for a progressive policy agenda and for transparency and ethics in government.

For more information, press only:
Jonathan Lee Gibson
Founding Member, NJPD-UC
jonathan@njprogressives.com

Danielle Fienberg
Founding Member, NJPD-UC
danielle@njprogressives.com

For more information on New Jersey Progressive Democrats of Union County:
Website: union.njprogresssives.com
Phone: 908.490.6369

For more information on Newark Water Coalition:
Website: www.NewarkWaterCoalition.com
Email: newarkwatercoalition@gmail.com

For more information about the history of this issue see NJPD-UC press releases:

1. Aug. 21, 2019: https://union.njprogressives.com/elizabeth_and_union-county-water-quality

2. Aug. 26, 2019: https://union.njprogressives.com/partial_water_service_line_replacement_elizabeth_lead_concerns

3. Sept. 3, 2019: https://union.njprogressives.com/elizabeth_officials_misstate_reality_of_newark_water_in_elizabeth_pipes

4. Sept. 9, 2019: https://union.njprogressives.com/njpd_us_calls_for_legislative_hearings_elizabeth_water_system

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