The plan directs the third round of federal Sandy relief funds toward housing needs and for implementation of two of the winning Rebuild By Design resiliency projects.
Water and Sewer
New Jersey is well positioned to take advantage of some emerging real-estate trends outlined in a new report, but risks its competitiveness by lagging in others.
The cost of our drinking water is too low to cover the cost of upgrading the pipes and systems that deliver it to us.
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.
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.