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

Published

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

Published

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

Published

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

Published

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

Published

Pilot Program to Recruit Local Residents to Address New Jersey’s Water Workforce Shortage

The future of New Jersey’s water sector lies in the hands of our community members. What is the big challenge? The water workforce is facing a big challenge because longtime employees and Baby Boomers are retiring. So, it is important that the state’s next generation of water workforce frontline workers is well-trained and supported on… Continue reading Pilot Program to Recruit Local Residents to Address New Jersey’s Water Workforce Shortage

Published

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

Published

William Paterson and Columbia University Researchers and Students Examine Water Vulnerabilities and Water Justice in the NY/NJ Watershed Region

Guest authors William D’Andrea, Nicole Davi, Marianne Sullivan, and Lilian Milanés, from William Paterson, share information about their project that examines water vulnerabilities and water justice in the NY/NJ watershed region. Read their guest blog here. For more information on this research or the course mentioned in this blog, please reach out to either William… Continue reading William Paterson and Columbia University Researchers and Students Examine Water Vulnerabilities and Water Justice in the NY/NJ Watershed Region

Published

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

Published