26Oct

Watershed Installs Floating Wetlands

The Watershed recently installed floating wetlands at the Meadow Lakes retirement community in East Windsor and, if successful, this innovative approach to improving water quality may be expanded...

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21Sep

What’s Up with Devils Brook?

By Erin Stretz / Sep 21 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

With three monitoring sites along its muddy-bottom main stem and tributaries, the StreamWatch volunteer water quality monitoring program has tracked water quality in the Devils Brook subwatershed for 25 years.

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15Sep

State Grants Expand Watershed’s Impact

Two grants recently announced by the state Department of Environmental Protection will bolster key efforts by the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association to monitor and improve water quality...

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24Aug

What Is Green Infrastructure and Why Do We Need It?

When rain falls on our roofs, streets, and parking lots, the subsequent water cannot soak into the ground and becomes stormwater runoff.

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21Jun

Water Quality in Rocky Brook

By Erin Stretz / Jun 21 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

With its bucolic beginnings amidst the sprawling agriculture of Millstone Township, Rocky Brook flows northwest through increasing urban development in Hightstown and commercial sections of East Windsor.

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18Jun

Is It Safe to Swim in Local Lakes and Streams?

By Pam Podger / Jun 18 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

Pollutants run into our streams and lakes, causing the growth of algae and bacteria that makes swimming unsafe for people and their pets.

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18Jun

How Is Climate Change Affecting Water?

Around the globe, the warming atmosphere, land and oceans are causing fundamental changes to the water cycle and weather patterns. 

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1Jun

Watershed Matters: Princeton Poised to Act on Flooding

Princeton’s town council is poised to take an important step by considering a strong new measure to address flooding and polluted stormwater runoff—two of the region’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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5Apr

Increased Arsenic in Drinking Water – A Pipeline Risk

Most of the PennEast pipeline’s proposed route through NJ will interact with Fractured Bedrock Aquifers that feed the region's private and community drinking wells.

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22Mar

Focus on Beden Brook

By Erin Stretz / Mar 22 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments
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