This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s first session on Thursday, August 24: Stormwater Utility Policies.
Water Cycle Series: From rainfall to drinking water systems, this series will explore how the natural and built environment impact the water cycle. This entry is the first in a series of blogs to highlight the interconnectedness of water systems. Please follow along as we explore watersheds, drinking and wastewater systems, and the role we… Continue reading Water Cycle Series Part 1: What is a Watershed?
Is your municipality interested in learning more about stormwater utilities? From June to November 2023, members of the Jersey Water Works Stormwater Utility subcommittee organized a series of informational forums for utility leaders, government stormwater managers, municipal and county representatives, and elected officials. Dedicated stormwater utility experts and peers in the industry share insights on… Continue reading Stormwater Utility Information Forum Hosted by Members of Jersey Water Works
This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s first session on Thursday, July 27: Stormwater Financial Planning and Funding Options.
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
This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s first session on Tuesday, June 20: Utility Concept, NJ Legislation, Utility Development Process.
“Congratulations to the green infrastructure grant recipients in the Hudson-Raritan watershed,” said Andrew Kricun, Co-chair for Jersey Water Works, a collaboration of organizations working to improve New Jersey’s water infrastructure. “Green infrastructure is a proven way to reduce the environmental and public health impacts of combined sewer systems while also providing community benefits as well. The… Continue reading Murphy Administration Kicks Off Infrastructure Investment Tour by Announcing $1 Million in Grants for Green Infrastructure Projects in Hudson-Raritan Watershed
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
During the annual Jersey Water Works Conference, members have the opportunity to announce commitments, which include projects, programs, or resources that aid in advancing JWW’s goals. On April 11, 2023, the Green Infrastructure Committee met and co-chair Rosana Pedra Nobre provided an overview and update on the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program’s 2023 commitments. … Continue reading A Greener New Jersey: Jersey Water Works Member’s Commitment to Green Infrastructure
Source: NJDEP, Bureau of Stormwater Permitting The 2023 Tier A Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit issued by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection went into effect on January 1, 2023, and the implementation of its requirements on the local level will help address water quality and stormwater issues. Upgrading and retrofitting New Jersey’s… Continue reading MS4 Permit: Watershed Improvement Plan & Public Participation