Water Quality

Ridgewood Water does not add fluoride to your drinking water. Water hardness in our service area is 14 grains or 250ppm. If your water is discolored, (gray, brown, yellow, orange) this is most likely due to minerals building up in our water mains. These minerals are harmless, but as more people start watering their lawns…

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Chromium

General Info The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released a report raising concerns about the presence of chromium 6 – also known as hexavalent chromium – in public water supplies.  Hexavalent chromium, a suspected carcinogen, is the contaminant made famous by the 2000 movie “Erin Brockovich.”Ridgewood Water shares the EWG’s concern for water quality and…

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Lead Precautions

Find out if you have a lead service line. Call RW at 201-670-3372 to find out if your home or business has a lead service line. Avoid using stagnant water (water that has not been used in 6 hours or more). Flush stagnant water out of your pipes by letting your faucet run for 15…

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Lead Updates and Resources

In this section, you will find the latest updates on lead, as well as the status of corrosion control. Ridgewood Water’s Background Information on Lead As water passes through service connections and within the plumbing of old homes, water can absorb lead from the solder, fixtures, and pipes. It is possible that this can increase…

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Ridgewood Water Reports

Ridgewood Water Consumer Confidence Reports 2021 Ridgewood Water Quality Report 2020 Ridgewood Water Quality Report 2019 Ridgewood Water Quality Report 2018 Ridgewood Water Quality Report 2017 Ridgewood Water Quality Report

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