TRENTON (WPVI) -- A New Jersey lawmaker is proposing a tax on tap water to repair and replace the state's aging pipelines.
Senator Bob Smith introduced legislation that would impose a 10-cent tax on every 1,000 gallons consumed.
Smith estimates it would cost the average household about $32 a year.
The bill has a ways to go before it hits Governor Phil Murphy's desk. It must first go through a committee in both the state Senate and Assembly.
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