Fact Sheet on Municipal Combined Sewer Outfall Long Term Control Plans

Under the federal Clean Water Act, combined sewer discharges are prohibited without a permit. In New Jersey, the permit program is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and is an essential tool for the control of combined sewer overflows (CSOs). In March 2015, NJDEP issued 25 CSO permits for the municipalities,… Continue reading Fact Sheet on Municipal Combined Sewer Outfall Long Term Control Plans

Wow Your Town: Four Fact Sheets for Green Infrastructure Champions

The Green Infrastructure Committee created four fact sheets to help local advocates promote green infrastructure in their towns. Each fact sheet is unique for a specific audience in mind: general population, environmental experts, transportation specialists, or school stakeholders.

Handout: Water Infrastructure Drives New Jersey’s Economy

In order to lay the groundwork for wide-scale transformation of New Jersey’s water infrastructure systems, members of the Jersey Water Works collaborative have prioritized educating the public and elected and appointed officials on the importance of taking care of water infrastructure. This booklet is a tool for doing so and Jersey Water Works encourages all… Continue reading Handout: Water Infrastructure Drives New Jersey’s Economy

Fact Sheet for Press Kits: New Jersey Water Infrastructure

To support media coverage of New Jersey’s water infrastructure issues, the Fact Sheet for Press Kits: New Jersey Water Infrastructure offers background information on water infrastructure in the state. It is a product of the Jersey Water Works Education and Outreach Committee whose goal is to promote well-informed decision makers, community partners, residents and ratepayers… Continue reading Fact Sheet for Press Kits: New Jersey Water Infrastructure

Fact Sheet: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

This fact sheet, Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), provides an introduction to PFAS chemicals, their uses, potential risks, major sources in the environment, occurrence in New Jersey’s public water systems, regulatory developments, remediation information, and links to additional resources. It was published in March 2019. To educate stakeholders on problems and solutions and to empower… Continue reading Fact Sheet: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

To P3 or not to P3: A water industry view on the relevance of public-private partnership delivery models

This report, To P3 or not to P3: A water industry view on the relevance of public-private partnership delivery models, details how P3s benefit municipal utilities who don’t have the experience, capacity or confidence to deliver and maintain these assets using their existing staff and resources. Public-private partnerships (P3), while no means a panacea for infrastructure… Continue reading To P3 or not to P3: A water industry view on the relevance of public-private partnership delivery models