Request for Qualifications: Deadline Extended to June 7, 2024

New Jersey Future, on behalf of the Jersey Water Works (JWW) collaborative, seeks qualifications from a consultant team or qualified firm(s) with experience in facilitating a process for collaboratives to articulate its value and plan for the future. Our goal is to:  Understand key collaborative strengths and potential weaknesses. Discover improvements or modifications needed to… Continue reading Request for Qualifications: Deadline Extended to June 7, 2024

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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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A Visual Interpretation of Community Engagement: Artists inspire conversations via a comic book

Art can inspire conversations, activate imagination, and foster connections. Artists make ideas visual. Where does the artist belong in a space of water conversation? Who is creating a metaphor to understand the importance of connecting to the environment? How can we incorporate art as a form of communication? Jersey Water Works members and staff have… Continue reading A Visual Interpretation of Community Engagement: Artists inspire conversations via a comic book

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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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People of Jersey Water Works: Profile of Richard Dovey

New Jersey Association of Environmental Authorities celebrates the Atlantic County Utilities Authority President and Jersey Water Works (JWW) steering committee member Rick Dovey for his career and upcoming retirement at the 2023 Utility Management Conference. Richard Dovey has been a leader in environmental stewardship throughout his career, described as a “mentor to many employees and… Continue reading People of Jersey Water Works: Profile of Richard Dovey

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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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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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Fact Sheet on Municipal Combined Sewer Outfall Long Term Control Plans

Under the federal Clean Water Act, combined sewer discharges are prohibited without a permit. In New Jersey, the permit program is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and is an essential tool for the control of combined sewer overflows (CSOs). In March 2015, NJDEP issued 25 CSO permits for the municipalities,… Continue reading Fact Sheet on Municipal Combined Sewer Outfall Long Term Control Plans