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)

Jersey Water Works Comments on Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, Gloucester City, and the City of Camden Draft Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Permits

On January 22, 2024, the Jersey Water Works Combined Sewer Overflow Committee submitted comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Draft Combined Sewer Overflow Permits Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority (NJ0026182), Gloucester City (NJ0108847), and the City of Camden (NJ0108812).

Jersey Water Works Comments on Bergen County Utilities Authority, Borough of Fort Lee, City of Hackensack, and the Village of Ridgefield Park Draft Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Permits

On November 22, 2023, the Jersey Water Works Combined Sewer Overflow Committee submitted comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) Draft Combined Sewer Overflow Permits Bergen County Utilities Authority (NJ0020028), Borough of Fort Lee (NJ0034517), City of Hackensack (NJ0108766), and the Village of Ridgefield… Continue reading Jersey Water Works Comments on Bergen County Utilities Authority, Borough of Fort Lee, City of Hackensack, and the Village of Ridgefield Park Draft Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Permits

Primer for Mayors – Let’s Get the Lead Out of Our Drinking Water: Lead Service Line Efficiency Measures

Access to clean and safe drinking water is important for the health and safety of all individuals in New Jersey, and has been a national priority since Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. As there is no safe level for lead exposure, water systems in New Jersey are working to meet the… Continue reading Primer for Mayors – Let’s Get the Lead Out of Our Drinking Water: Lead Service Line Efficiency Measures