The water crisis in Flint should serve as a wake-up call in New Jersey and across the nation that we have neglected our water infrastructure for too long.
Environment and Agriculture
Bayside flooding during winter storm Jonas highlights just how vulnerable New Jersey’s barrier islands are. ‘Soft defense’ measures seem to offer the most effective long-term approaches.
As redevelopment becomes the norm for accommodating growth in New Jersey, a new report identifies the drivers of redevelopment cost and risk, and highlights strategies to reduce them.
Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority’s collaborative efforts and innovative funding on green and grey infrastructure projects earned national recognition from the Environmental Council of the States.
Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.
Warning signs have been popping up along waterways throughout New Jersey where sewage can overflow during rain events.
The inaugural New Jersey Urban Water Conference outlined the challenges and opportunities in upgrading New Jersey’s inadequate urban water infrastructure. The new collaborative Jersey Water Works was officially introduced.
Stakeholders from a variety of sectors have come together to form a new collaborative focused on transforming the inadequate water infrastructure in New Jersey’s cities and towns.
An invitation-only workshop hosted by the Consensus Building Institute focused on helping coastal communities talk openly about options for reducing their vulnerability to climate threats.
A new report analyzes the question of housing affordability for New Jersey’s older residents, and finds barriers in two types of communities.