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 video is a recording of May 31 virtual Understanding Technical Assistance for Water Systems Webinar, which highlighted technical assistance programs available in New Jersey for water utilities and municipalities looking to tap into the State Revolving Fund program. The webinar will highlight the TA programs from the following organizations: 💧Environmental Policy Innovation Center and… Continue reading Understanding Technical Assistance for Water Systems Webinar
“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
“We are very pleased to hear about the NJDEP’s new dashboard,” said Andrew Kricun, co-chair for Jersey Water Works, a collaboration of organizations working to improve New Jersey’s water infrastructure. “The dashboard will be an outstanding tool to help communities identify and navigate the various federal and state funding opportunities for water infrastructure improvements. This is a… Continue reading NJDEP Launches Interactive Dashboard to Provide Regularly Updated Information on Water Infrastructure Investments
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
New Jersey Future at the CIFA Summit on Water Infrastructure. From left to right: NJF Funding Navigator Program Manager Aoi Morel, Environmental Policy Innovation Center Funding Navigator Director Denise Schmidt, US Water Alliance CEO Mami Hara, NJF Policy Director of Water Diane Schrauth, and US Water Alliance Director of Policy and Government Affairs Scott Berry.… Continue reading From Federal Dollars to State Investment: Understanding Technical Assistance for Water Systems
Patricia Lindsay-Harvey recalls a storm that swamped her town of Willingboro in June 2018, dumping a normal month’s worth of rain across South Jersey in a matter of hours. Streets flooded, so did the first floors of many homes, forcing some residents out until the resultant mold could be cleaned up.
Advocates for water infrastructure improvements welcomed the latest federal funding to upgrade drinking-water systems, especially for replacement of lead service lines, but warned that the money still does little to close a multibillion-dollar funding gap.
Report by Gary Brune, Senior Policy Advisor, New Jersey Future. This report identifies the major funding sources for infrastructure projects including water-related investments and local transportation initiatives.
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