The New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust’s plan for its revolving funds must be improved if the funds are to enhance resilience to extreme weather.
Water and Sewer
Lynn Broaddus of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread discusses how New Jersey can become a model for communities nationally in addressing its water systems, in the final installment of Inspiring Solutions.
Anthony Perno from Cooper’s Ferry Partnership explains how a lot of small projects by residents and community groups have made a large impact in addressing Camden’s water woes.
NY/NJ Baykeeper Debbie Mans makes the case that green infrastructure can help address CSO problems while providing recreational access to our parks and waterways, in this next installment from Inspiring Solutions.
A new report examines the need for stormwater utilities, how they are structured in other states, and how New Jersey communities could take advantage of them.
New Jersey Future strongly supports the proposed Energy Resiliency Bank, but recommends the current guide include more specifics if it is to meet its intended goals.
Report: Prompt Action Is Needed for Best-Practices Upgrade of New Jersey’s Urban Water InfrastructureTuesday, September 9th, 2014
The report from a May convening stresses the need for prompt action on best-practices upgrades to New Jersey’s urban water systems.
In this next installment from Inspiring Solutions, environmental justice organizer Kim Gaddy explains how green infrastructure can improve the long-term health of New Jersey’s cities and their residents.
A survey will help Sandy-damaged towns determine their residents’ readiness to address flood risks.
The Dodge Foundation’s Chris Daggett and Margaret Waldock discuss the importance of shared investments in upgrading New Jersey’s urban water infrastructure.