June 2019
Photo of the Month
Photo: Heavy rains this month led to flooding across New Jersey. However, in places like Jersey City, the rains also led to combined sewer overflow events. A local Jersey City resident captured the scene as water bubbled up from the middle of the street in Jersey City and shared it on YouTube. You can see the full video here . (Jack Pestaner)

Jersey Water Works Updates
Talking the Talk: Jon Shure to present on how to communicate on water at the annual Membership Meeting!

Do you ever feel like your conversations about water infrastructure don't flow easily? Or that that your chats about sewer lines get clogged up with too much jargon? You're not alone! Jon Shure, senior director at Taft Communications, will be at the membership meeting to give you some tricks and tools to talk about water more effectively. Our fourth annual membership meeting will be hosted at the new American Water headquarters in the City of Camden . Attendees will also get updates from state leaders on water infrastructure issues and have opportunities to connect and strategize with others in the water sector.

One Water Summit: Join the New Jersey Delegation in Austin!

Jersey Water Works is convening a state delegation to attend the 2019 One Water Summit Sept. 18-20 in Austin. Members of the delegation get a special discounted rate for the conference. Interested in joining us? Contact Ed DiFiglia , (609) 393-0008 x112. Read about the delegation’s experience last year in Minneapolis joining hundreds of top water leaders focused on sustainable, integrated, and inclusive approaches to managing water.

4 Days: Combined Sewer Overflow Countdown

By Monday, July 1, New Jersey’s CSO permit holders are required to submit to DEP reports on their development and evaluation of alternative solutions for reducing CSOs. Stay tuned for more information about the alternative analysis reports over the course of the next few weeks.
Funding Opportunities

Funds available: Up to $450,000
Deadline: July 25
Opportunities for grants and low interest loans to conserve land and integrate water quality science into land use decisions.
Award Opportunities

Excellence in Water Resources Management Award - NJ Section American Water Resources Association
Deadline: June 19
Up to three projects that exemplify outstanding management of water resources will be recognized. These awards will recognize projects in New Jersey, including those focused on managing groundwater, stormwater, and ecological resources. ‘Management’ includes the assessment, protection, and restoration of aquatic resources, whether at the planning or implementation stage. Projects will exemplify NJ-AWRA’s mission of advancing water resources research, planning, development, management and education.

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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