New Jersey Water Workforce Training Program Inventory (2024 Update)

The purpose of this inventory is to bring visibility to the multiple opportunities available for individuals living in New Jersey to pursue a career in the water industry. The list of training programs provided can help individuals find opportunities to begin or further their career path in the field. Additionally, utilities and other training providers… Continue reading New Jersey Water Workforce Training Program Inventory (2024 Update)

Educational Resources For Inside and Outside of School (Updated for World Water Day 2024)

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How do we cultivate the next generation of water stewards? By introducing them to water and climate topics from kindergarten through twelfth grade.  Here is a short list of resources for educators to integrate these important topics into their curriculum.  This list was compiled by the Jersey Water Works Water Workforce Task Force to foster… Continue reading Educational Resources For Inside and Outside of School (Updated for World Water Day 2024)

Toward a Strong and Equitable Water Workforce

The water utility sector has a transformational, equity-building opportunity: the composition and capability of its future workforce. This report identifies three strategies and nine initiatives to address both the quantity and equity challenges in the nation’s water utility workforce. Read the full report here.

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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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Water Workforce Pilot Program at HCCC Graduates First Cohort

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has successfully concluded its first Water Workforce Utility Pilot Project. The 8-week paid program for adults aims to develop a skilled workforce for the water industry in New Jersey. The 14 students in this cohort will now enter the water workforce with added skills and knowledge to establish lasting and… Continue reading Water Workforce Pilot Program at HCCC Graduates First Cohort

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Water Workforce Pilot Program Launches at Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College will launch the New Jersey Water Workforce Development Initiative pilot program to educate, train, and place graduates into employment opportunities within the water sector. Collaborative partners, such as Bank of America, New Jersey Future, Veolia, New Jersey Water Association, New Jersey Utility Association, and members of Jersey Water Works, shared their… Continue reading Water Workforce Pilot Program Launches at Hudson County Community College

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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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Fall 2023: Water Workforce Initiative at Hudson County Community College

If you’re looking for a new career and you live in or close to Hudson County, check out this excellent opportunity. You can earn a stipend while completing a 50-hour program that spans eight weeks.  The Water Workforce Development Initiative is a program designed to educate, train, and introduce participants to careers in the water… Continue reading Fall 2023: Water Workforce Initiative at Hudson County Community College

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