Every town in New Jersey can take action to protect its water supplies and safeguard its residents from pollution, flooding, drought and other environmental harm. The Watershed works directly with municipal governments to enact measures that manage stormwater, protect stream corridors, limit clearing of forests, preserve open space, and respond to climate change. We also work with the New Jersey legislature and state agencies to strengthen environmental protections.
Princeton Council Acts to Address Flooding
Princeton and other local municipalities are working to better control polluted stormwater runoff.
RSIS vs. Stormwater Management
The Residential Site Improvement Standards (RSIS) are often cited as an impediment to requiring stronger stormwater management for residential projects. This perceived problem may not ...
4th Annual Watershed Conference – Virtual
The impact of climate change on water is the theme of this year's Watershed Conference.
State Assembly Votes On Single-Use Plastic Ban -Thursday, Sept. 24
NJ Assembly set to vote on September 24 to ban single-use bags, polystyrene, and plastic straws.
Single-Use Plastic Ban to be Considered Thursday – Sept. 17
Ask legislators to release single use plastic ban legislation from committee.
Hundreds Attend Webinar on New Green Infrastructure Rule
More than 240 attendees gained vital information last night about the state’s new Green Infrastructure rule which will help the Garden State better manage flooding ...
Tell FERC To Stop PennEast’s New Application
Please tell FERC to withdraw the environmental assessment on PennEast's new phased project.