New Jersey Water Workforce Training Program Inventory (2024 Update)

The purpose of this inventory is to bring visibility to the multiple opportunities available for individuals living in New Jersey to pursue a career in the water industry. The list of training programs provided can help individuals find opportunities to begin or further their career path in the field. Additionally, utilities and other training providers… Continue reading New Jersey Water Workforce Training Program Inventory (2024 Update)

Roadmap to a Secure and Resilient Water and Wastewater Sector: A Resource from the Environmental Protection Agency

The Climate Resilience Committee aims to support utilities and municipalities by sharing resources. The goal is for utilities to plan for climate change impacts and implement solutions that allow for continued operation during extreme weather events and reliability far into the future. Municipal and county governments employ various solutions to build resilience before, during, and… Continue reading Roadmap to a Secure and Resilient Water and Wastewater Sector: A Resource from the Environmental Protection Agency

Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) A Resource from the Environmental Protection Agency

The Climate Resilience Committee aims to support utilities and municipalities by sharing resources. The goal is for utilities to plan for climate change impacts and implement solutions that allow for continued operation during extreme weather events and reliability far into the future. Municipal and county governments employ various solutions to build resilience before, during, and… Continue reading Creating Resilient Water Utilities (CRWU) A Resource from the Environmental Protection Agency

Educational Resources For Inside and Outside of School (Updated for World Water Day 2024)

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How do we cultivate the next generation of water stewards? By introducing them to water and climate topics from kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Here is a short list of resources for educators to integrate these important topics into their curriculum.  This list was compiled by the Jersey Water Works Water Workforce Task Force to foster… Continue reading Educational Resources For Inside and Outside of School (Updated for World Water Day 2024)

Stormwater Utilities Can Incentivize Green Infrastructure

Stormwater runoff in New Jersey often causes flood damage to properties, compromises public safety, and pollutes waterways. Green infrastructure (GI) can mitigate these impacts by infiltrating stormwater onsite (allowing it to drain into the ground), while providing environmental, economic, and community benefits. New Jersey localities can now consider implementing stormwater utilities, which can incentivize and… Continue reading Stormwater Utilities Can Incentivize Green Infrastructure

Understanding How the Water Sector is Organized in New Jersey

This document describes the general structure of the water sector in New Jersey, providing background and context for the types of water systems included in Jersey WaterCheck. Specifically, this document explains: How different water systems are classified in New Jersey Which of those systems are included or excluded in Jersey WaterCheck and why How systems… Continue reading Understanding How the Water Sector is Organized in New Jersey

Understanding Jersey WaterCheck Data – Metrics

This document lists Jersey WaterCheck metrics by “Communications Category” with: Relevant metric descriptor Survey question (if applicable) Data source Additional contextual information, and data source

Understanding Jersey WaterCheck Data – Terms and Systems

This document explains the following related to Jersey WaterCheck: Terms used, their definitions, and clarification if they differ from typical industry usage Which “systems” were included/excluded and the basic information provided for each The breakdown of systems based on population served