NJ Legislature Approves Flood Defense Act

By Mike Pisauro / Jan 29 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

NJ lawmakers approve a bill that gives municipalities, counties, and utilities an important, and widely accepted tool to reduce flooding and improve water quality.

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Did you know that 2018 marked the wettest year on record in New Jersey since record-keeping began in 1895? New Jersey received more than 64 inches of precipitation last year, a whopping 18 inches higher than normal.

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New Jersey Watershed Conference Advances Knowledge on Clean Water

The 2nd Annual New Jersey Watershed Conference brings stakeholders together on clean water issues.

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Assembly Committee To Consider Stormwater Utilities Legislation

On Monday, October 22nd, the Assembly Telecommunication and Utilities Committee will be considering stormwater utilities authorizing legislation.

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New Tool to Combat Flooding and Water Pollution

By Mike Pisauro / Sep 28 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

Watershed conference explores new tool to combat flooding and water pollution at recent conference.

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New Jersey Watershed Conference – Nov. 2, 2018

Join us on Nov. 2, 2018 for the New Jersey Watershed Conference. Improve your knowledge on issues related to water quality and quantity across the state

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Kwel’ Hoy Totem Pole Journey

See the Kwel Hoy' totem pole, carved by the House of Tears Carvers of the Lummi Nation, on the Watershed Reserve until September 15, 2018.

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Stormwater Utilities Conference – Sept. 26

The Watershed Institute and NJ Spotlight are bringing experts to discuss stormwater utilities with elected officials and others involved in stormwater management.

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Tell the NJ Senate to vote ‘YES’ on S1073

By Rob Nicolaides / Jun 20 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

Please urge your state Senator to vote for S1073, a bill scheduled for the Senate on Thursday, June 21 that will address the problem of water pollution and flooding.

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Polluted Stormwater: A Challenge for New Jersey

In NJ, stormwater pollution accounts for 60 percent of the pollution that enters our waters. 40 other states have created and operate “stormwater utilities” to address this problem.

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