NJ Advance Media
Trenton has owned water system for 150 years. Suburbs are suing to change that.
Trenton Water Works — a water system with a history dating back to 1801 that has recently been mired in trouble — has been owned by Trenton since the city paid $88,000 for the utility in 1859.
The systems in our cities have roots that sometimes date back for centuries. Here Michael Sol Warren examines a lawsuit that wants to change the state of affairs in NJ because of issues such as water quality.