HEALTH

City of Newark briefs South Ward residents on progress made in lead remediation

BY Raven Santana, Correspondent |

Lead in Newark’s water supply has posed two challenges to the city: replacing old lead-leeching service lines that could make residents sick and convincing residents that they’re safe.

In an effort to address resident concerns and keep the public informed, the city is holding a series of community briefings — one of which took place Thursday night in its South Ward.