NJ sets tougher standards for drinking water suppliers

Photo Credit: NJ Spotlight News Water filtration system Governor Murphy signed into law amendments to the Water Quality Accountability Act on Nov. 9. JWW co-chair Andy Kricun, Steering Committee member Rich Calbi, and members Dan Van Abs and Chris Sturm are quoted.

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Op-ed: We have the cash. It’s time to fix New Jersey’s water systems.

The American Rescue Plan has provided New Jersey state and local budgets with a surplus that can be used immediately to upgrade our failing water infrastructure, complete long-awaited health and safety improvements, and spur economic growth by ensuring that local contracting results in local jobs. The American Rescue Plan delivered a total of $10 billion… Continue reading Op-ed: We have the cash. It’s time to fix New Jersey’s water systems.

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Use billions from infrastructure deal, COVID-19 aid to fix water problems in poor communities, advocates urge

Photo Credit: Credit: (ChrisGoldNY via Creative Commons under CC BY-NC 2.0) Wastewater management plant in Newtown Creek, with the skyline of New York City in the background. Incoming Jersey Water Works co-chairs Andy Kricun, from Moonshot Missions & US Water Alliance, and Nicole Miller, from Newark DIG share their thoughts on this ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity to… Continue reading Use billions from infrastructure deal, COVID-19 aid to fix water problems in poor communities, advocates urge

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Water-the New Oil-An Interview

Honorary Jersey Water Works co-chair, Gov. Florio, and JWW Steering Committee member and Education and Outreach Committee co-chair, Lester Taylor, discussed the importance of investing in water and water infrastructure on the NFN Radio News Podcast.

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New Jersey‘s water partners have laid the groundwork for transformative federal investment

This week marks United for Infrastructure 2021: A Week to Champion America’s Infrastructure. Every day, thousands of underground pipes convey water to our homes and businesses, and miles of pipes remove wastewater from our sinks, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. Many of these systems were designed and built decades ago, when there were fewer people, less… Continue reading New Jersey‘s water partners have laid the groundwork for transformative federal investment

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Will Biden’s spending plan allow NJ to replace all lead water lines?

Photo Credit: NJ Spotlight News Replacing lead service lines in Newark President Joe Biden proposed $2 trillion infrastructure federal funding package may give New Jersey the funding needed to replace lead service lines. JWW members Chris Sturm, from New Jersey Future, and Dan Van Abs, Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and JWW co-chair… Continue reading Will Biden’s spending plan allow NJ to replace all lead water lines?

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Cleanup of our water continues: NJ 2020, the year of COVID-19

Photo Credit: Montgomery County Planning Commission from Flickr An aeration tank at a wastewater treatment facility In 2021, there is a chance of turning the corner in water infrastructure projects following a year of progress in lead-line replacement, curbing sewage overflows and state funding. Mark Mauriello talked about how Jersey Water Works members are finding… Continue reading Cleanup of our water continues: NJ 2020, the year of COVID-19

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