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:

  1. How different water systems are classified in New Jersey
  2. Which of those systems are included or excluded in Jersey WaterCheck and why
  3. How systems in Jersey WaterCheck are classified, if different from the standard nomenclature
  4. The characteristics of well-managed utilities