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Water and Sewer

Lead in Drinking Water Results Ready for ‘Back to School’ Season

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

This first analysis done at the statewide level shows that lead is present in drinking water in more than 300 schools in districts of all sizes and from all parts of New Jersey.

Sound Management, Transparency Key to Ensuring Reliable, Reasonably Priced Drinking Water

Monday, July 24th, 2017

New Jersey Future’s statement on newly enacted legislation that will require water utilities to develop plans for regular maintenance and investment in their drinking water systems.

McKinsey’s Smart Economic Vision for New Jersey

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

A new report from McKinsey & Company on ways to accelerate New Jersey’s economic growth includes many smart-growth recommendations that New Jersey Future’s gubernatorial platform also addresses.

New Jersey Future Testifies at U.S. Senate Roundtable on Lead in Drinking Water

Friday, July 14th, 2017

New Jersey Future delivered testimony at a U.S. Senate roundtable, one of a series focused on problems with the country’s water infrastructure. This roundtable focused on contamination in drinking water.

Images Available for Educational Signage on Combined-Sewer Outfalls

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

New downloadable graphic modules will allow towns to create customized signs to educate the public about combined-sewer outfalls.

Many States Making New Investments in Water Infrastructure

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

A review of programs around the country that help finance upgrades and expansions to water infrastructure offers important lessons for New Jersey.

Jersey Water Works Co-Sponsors New One Water Awards Program

Monday, June 12th, 2017

The awards program, sponsored jointly with the Association of Environmental Authorities and the American Water Works Association-NJ Section, will recognize sustainable solutions to New Jersey’s water challenges.

What is the Value of Green Infrastructure? New Tools and Events Drill Down

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

A new guide for developers and a related series of events are putting a spotlight on the benefits of incorporating green stormwater infrastructure into development projects.

Guide Helps Unlock New Resources for Stormwater Management

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

New Jersey’s CSO Permittee Network used a workshop to explore ways to unlock nontraditional resources for managing stormwater and sewer overflows.

Recommendations for the Next Governor

Friday, March 10th, 2017

New Jersey Future’s 2017 gubernatorial platform recommends targeted smart-growth investments and strategies to help accelerate New Jersey’s economic growth.

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