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.
No New Development Until Flood Protections Passed
The Watershed Institute and other environmental advocates called for a moratorium on new development until the new Inland Flood Protection rule is adopted. Forty nine ...
Nascent Group Works on Assunpink Watershed Issues
Local and regional officials met recently to discover and explore regional issues and possible solutions for the Assunpink Watershed.
Address Climate Change Now
Urge Gov. Phil Murphy to release emergency rule protections from flooding and climate change now.
Urge State Leaders to Help Municipalities Control Flooding
Sign our petition to help towns and cities control flooding and let Gov. Phil Murphy, NJDEP and DCA know you oppose bureaucratic restrictions.
Princeton Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Green Infrastructure Ordinance
Princeton's ordinance beautifies and helps protect the region from flooding.
Watershed Partners In Open Space Acquisition
Princeton Council will vote in two weeks on a bond ordinance to finance the purchase.
PennEast Company Halts Proposed Pipeline
“Today, water, the environment, and people spoke louder than fossil fuels," - Jim Waltman, Executive Director The Watershed Institute.