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Water and Sewer

Flint’s Wake-Up Call for New Jersey — and the Nation

Friday, February 5th, 2016

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.

Fixing Flooding in Communities Through Collaboration

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

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.

Sewage Overflow Warning Signs Popping Up

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Warning signs have been popping up along waterways throughout New Jersey where sewage can overflow during rain events.

Conference Pinpoints Water as Defining Issue for Next Generation

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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.

Introducing Jersey Water Works!

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

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.

Entering a New Era of New Jersey Urban Water Quality

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, one of 25 cities and utilities to receive DEP permits that require controlling sewage overflows, is the first to to indicate it will go above minimum requirements.

Outreach Plan for Hoboken Rebuild By Design Project Needs Improvement

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

The draft Citizen Outreach Plan for the Hudson River Rebuild By Design project needs to be expanded in several ways if it is to serve all affected citizens well.

Survey Will Gather Input on Health Effects of Flooding in Hoboken

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

A survey will assess the health impacts on Hoboken residents of repeated flooding. The results will be presented to the city to use in evaluating alternative solutions.

Incorporating Green Infrastructure: The Time Is Now

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Strategies from a session at the American Planning Association conference on zoning for green infrastructure.

Raising Awareness of our Urban Water Infrastructure on #UndertheEarthDay

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

New Jersey Future’s Urban Water Solutions initiative takes to social media for #UndertheEarthDay to highlight the state of our water and pipes.

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