June 2016
Video of the Month 
Save the Rain has installed creative sidewalk art around downtown Syracuse. The catch? You can only catch the messaging on a rainy day. 
Jersey Water Works Membership Meeting July 25

Click here to see the agenda for our July 25 meeting in Jersey City. The meeting is open to members and newcomers alike.   
  • Meet and connect with others working on water infrastructure
  • Get updates on the collaborative's current projects and lend your advice
  • Brainstorm key water issues for gubernatorial candidates
  • Gain perspective on our work from our keynote speakers, Gov. Christine Todd Whitman and Howard Neukrug, former commissioner of the Philadelphia Water Department.
Register here. Registration is free of charge and lunch will be provided. 

Not a member yet? Come to the membership meeting to learn more about the collaborative. Or join Jersey Water Works today! Sign up here.

Member Highlights

Hoboken & Officials Lower the Pumps for New H-5 Flood Pump Station (City of Hoboken). Hoboken officials installed an underground pump station to alleviate chronic flooding.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Southwest Park (City of Hoboken). On Thursday, June 30, Hoboken is to hold a groundbreaking for the Southwest Park, a planned one-acre park that will help resolve flooding and combined sewer overflows. 

Water Delivery Infrastructure in NJ to Receive $12 Million Upgrade by Middlesex Water Company (WaterWorld). Middlesex Water Company will replace eight miles of water mains, as well as service lines, valves, fire hydrants and meters. as well as service lines, valves, fire hydrants and meters.
Latest From the Jersey Water Works Blog!

Vital Public Notice of Sewage in New Jersey Waters, Just in Time for Summer (Jersey Water Works).Learn about what combined sewer overflow operators in New Jersey are doing to notify the public of overflow events in advance of a July 1 permit deadline.

Protecting Drinking Water by Becoming Climate Ready (EPABlog). To avoid impacts on the country's aging water infrastructure, the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency has developed tools that address climate-related challenges, including steps already taken by the Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority.

Ten Great Ideas for New Jersey's Water Infrastructure
(Jersey Water Works). Members of the New Jersey delegation to the One Water Summit bring home their top takeaways.

New Jersey's wastewater infrastructure received a D grade while drinking water received a C from the American Society of Civil Engineers in its 2016 Report Card for New Jersey's Infrastructure. Report Card summary .

Communications Resources for Funding Stormwater Management
Explore a host of communications resources for funding stormwater management on the Jersey Water Works website.

Water Infrastructure in the News

Upcoming Events

July 26-28, 2016: 2016 Urban Waters National Training Workshop. Arlington, VA.


2016 Strategic Directions: U.S. Water Industry Report. This report by Black & Veatch explores where customer rate cost meets customer expectation in the U.S. water industry and the opportunity it provides water leaders in 2016.

What's in Your Water? Flint and Beyond. In 2005, more than 18 million Americans got their drinking water from systems with lead violations, according to a new NRDC report.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities' Green Roof Professional Training. This training program is a comprehensive reference for professionals who design, install and maintain green roofs. It provides the tools and techniques needed to meet green roof project objectives on schedule, to specification, and within budget.

Ideas and Resources for Implementing Green Infrastructure in Your Community.This e-learning tool by Rutgers reviews case studies of local land use planning programs and ordinances and beginner, intermediate, and advanced actions that can be implemented at the local level to initiate or expand upon stormwater management practices.

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Jersey Water Works is a collaborative effort working to transform New Jersey's inadequate water infrastructure through sustainable, cost-effective solutions that provide communities with clean water and waterways; healthier, safer neighborhoods; local jobs; flood and climate resilience; and economic growth.

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Managing Director, Policy and Water
New Jersey Future
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Jane Rosenblatt
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New Jersey Future
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Max Brekke
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New Jersey Future 
Planning and Policy Associate
New Jersey Future
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