On December 4, 2023, the Green Infrastructure Committee visited Princeton University to learn more about the great stormwater management planning and infrastructure they have built over the past 15+ years. Nitsch Engineering, the University’s stormwater management engineers, kicked off the visit with a presentation which was brought to life by the walking tour around campus. … Continue reading The Green Infrastructure Committee’s Tour of Princeton University’s Stormwater Management Infrastructure
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
This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s final session on Thursday, November 9: Stakeholder Engagement.
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 shared insights with… Continue reading Stormwater Utility Information Forum Hosted by Members of Jersey Water Works
Photo credit: Lucia Middleton, The Watershed Institute For the first time ever, Sustainable Princeton and The Watershed Institute hosted a green infrastructure workshop entirely in Spanish. Green infrastructure is an increasingly important landscaping practice in New Jersey, especially with the new Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit and the increased flood risk that New Jerseyans… Continue reading A Multi-Lingual Approach: Spanish Language Green Infrastructure Workshop Hosted by Sustainable Princeton and The Watershed Institute
The Jersey Water Works Climate Resilience Committee and Green Infrastructure Committee submitted comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Strategic Climate Action Plan on October 19, 2023.
Image Source: One Water Cycle graphic provided by Brown and Caldwell, © 2020 Brown and Caldwell. All rights reserved. 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… Continue reading Water Cycle Series Part 2: Where does your Drinking Water come from? Where does your Waste Water go?
This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s fourth session on Thursday, September 21: Stormwater Rate Structures and Credits.
This is a recording of the SWU Information Forum’s third 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?