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7,500 Paterson Customers Affected by Utility Shut-Offs Urged to Attend Assistance Program


By: Richard L. Smith 

Passaic Valley Water and Sewer Commission officials are urging about 7,500 customers in Paterson who are expected to have their service shut off to utilize services to assist them in making overdue payments. 

Today,  The Honorable Mayor Andre Sayegh and Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) Executive Director Jim Mueller will announce resources to help customers affected by utility shutoffs.

City officials announced that PVWC will share information on the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program by the Department of Community Affairs and payment plans through the Commission.

A representative from the Office of Financial Empowerment will share how the Paterson Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) can assist with its services.

The workshops will happen around 11 a.m. at the Paterson City Hall at 155 Market Street downtown.