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

Can New Jerseyans count on enough water supply for the foreseeable future?

Water is a vital element for the survival of human beings, and its availability plays a crucial role in our existence. However, ensuring a reliable and adequate supply of clean water is challenging and requires careful management, strategic planning, and innovative solutions. It is critical to have enough water of acceptable quality to meet our… Continue reading Can New Jerseyans count on enough water supply for the foreseeable future?

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Key Points Made at Ninth Annual Jersey Water Works Conference

Members of the Jersey Water Works collaborative shared an incredible amount of important information at the ninth Annual Jersey Water Works conference on December 13, 2023. Over 200 participants gathered at The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ, to learn from the water sector’s leaders, experts, and advocates on different topics that catered to… Continue reading Key Points Made at Ninth Annual Jersey Water Works Conference

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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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Comments on NJDEP’s Proposed Inland Flood Protection Rule

Closeup of high water flooding on neighborhood street.

Comments on NJDEP’s Proposed Inland Flood Protection Rule Submitted on behalf of the Jersey Water Works Climate Resilience Committee and Green Infrastructure Committee on February 2, 2023 Climate Change Precipitation Totals for Design Storms Choice of Projection and Data Adjustments: We agree with the incorporation of the following into permit requirements: updated precipitation projections for… Continue reading Comments on NJDEP’s Proposed Inland Flood Protection Rule

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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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