Jersey Water Works Statement on Governor Murphy’s 2024 State of the State Address

TRENTON, January 11, 2024 — Jersey Water Works Steering Committee co-chairs, Nicole Miller and Andy Kricun, released the following statements on New Jersey Future Statement on Governor Murphy’s 2024 State of the State Address in light of the State of Emergency. “On Tuesday, New Jersey entered a state of emergency due to a storm that impacted our state with rain and… Continue reading Jersey Water Works Statement on Governor Murphy’s 2024 State of the State Address

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Improving a Program That Works: Prioritizing New Jersey Water Bank Projects in Disadvantaged Communities

New Jersey Future is pleased to share its report Improving a Program that Works: Prioritizing New Jersey Water Bank Projects in Disadvantaged Communities. The New Jersey Water Bank (NJWB), which finances water infrastructure projects, is a successful program that has provided over $9 billion in low-cost financing for water and wastewater projects. New Jersey Future partnered with… Continue reading Improving a Program That Works: Prioritizing New Jersey Water Bank Projects in Disadvantaged Communities

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First Ever Joint Membership Meeting Held by Jersey Water Works & Lead-Free New Jersey

From left to right: Rick Dovey, Atlantic County Utilities Authority; Anthony Diaz, Newark Water Coalition; Kelvin Boddy, Housing and Community Development Network of NJ; Debbie Mans, TWENTY TWENTY public affairs; Christopher C. Obropta, Ph.D., P.E., Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program; Nicole Miller, MnM Consulting “One thing is clear, equity is furthered by our continued… Continue reading First Ever Joint Membership Meeting Held by Jersey Water Works & Lead-Free New Jersey

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May 2023 Committee Updates

May 2023 Committee Updates (progress on 2023 Work Plans) Goal: Engaged Communities At Jersey Water Works (JWW), one of our goals is to actively engage stakeholders in a meaningful process to influence decision-making and ensure that all people have access to reliable drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. Committees advance that goal in the following… Continue reading May 2023 Committee Updates

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Act Now for Help With Water and Sewer Bills! Access NJ’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

NJ’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) assists low- and medium-income eligible households that have difficulty paying their water and wastewater bills. In NJ, the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is responsible for administering this program, which is funded through a federal grant.  Residents and utilities must both act to benefit from the program. Specific… Continue reading Act Now for Help With Water and Sewer Bills! Access NJ’s Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

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Comments on SFY24 Drinking Water and Clean Water Intended Use Plans

Comments on SFY24 Drinking Water and Clean Water Intended Use Plans Submitted on Behalf of the Asset Management and Finance Committee of the Jersey Water Works Collaborative Every day we depend on drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater systems to deliver essential services. But much of the underlying infrastructure requires significant investment to be brought into… Continue reading Comments on SFY24 Drinking Water and Clean Water Intended Use Plans

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Key Points Made at Eighth Annual Jersey Water Works Conference

Community member, Monica Shaw, pictured with NJDEP Commissioner Shawn LaTourette.  For a group of stakeholders from New Jersey and neighboring states, coming together is an essential part of finding solutions around water infrastructure and stormwater management. The Jersey Water Works (JWW) conference offers an opportunity for such connections to happen in person. This year marked… Continue reading Key Points Made at Eighth Annual Jersey Water Works Conference

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