The NJEIFP released a new program catalog, Funding Water Infrastructure for New Jersey, that describes each of the funding packages offered in 2017, including eligibility criteria and the benefits and terms of the package.
Are you following along with #NJWater? The New Jersey delegation to the One Water Summit in New Orleans is sharing photos and information they're learning, live on Twitter through the event.
The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions released its spring 2017 newsletter featuring articles on the impact of CSOs in New Jersey and options for the affected cities to reduce overflows and protect the health and safety of their communities.
The NJDEP will be holding three public hearings on the draft Water Supply Plan released in May. Comments made at these hearings and any comments sent to the Division of Water Supply and Geoscience by July 19 will be considered in the formal adoption of the draft plan.
Do you live, play or work in Passaic County? They want your feedback! Passaic County is undertaking a study to identify opportunities to implement green infrastructure techniques to reduce the impacts of stormwater runoff. Help them to find areas of concern and opportunity by using this interactive map and providing your input. Learn more about this project here.
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"Participation and investment begin with public awareness." - Hackensack Mayor John P. Labrosse Jr.
Informative water infrastructure materials you can use! The Jersey Water Works staff has developed three new resources for people to use in their water infrastructure work and to introduce the collaborative to new audiences.
Why Water Infrastructure Matters to New Jersey: An overview of what water infrastructure means for New Jersey's communities, how smart water investments expand economic opportunities and how common-sense innovations can lower costs.
The Water Quality Accountability Act has been passed by the New Jersey Legislature and sent to the governor's desk for signature. The bill would require companies to assess their water infrastructure annually and develop a plan to identify and fund their most needed improvements.
The Assembly Environment Committee passed legislation that would provide $539 million to the NJEIT for the 2018 fiscal year. The funds would be awarded to clean water projects that reduce pollution from sewage treatment plants and upgrade drinking water systems.
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