The LRWP is pleased to be part of Jersey Water Works, a collaborative effort of many diverse organizations and individuals who embrace the common purpose of transforming New Jersey’s inadequate water infrastructure by investing in sustainable, cost-effective solutions that provide communities with clean water and waterways; healthier, safer neighborhoods; local jobs; flood and climate resilience; and economic growth. The LRWP is active on the Green Infrastructure subcommittee.
Jersey Water Works recently published Our Water Transformed: An Action Agenda for New Jersey’s Water Infrastructure – check it out! And plan to join Jersey Water Works for their annual conference on December 7 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark!
The LRWP is pleased to be part of Jersey Water Works, and will be involved with the December 2 Jersey Water Works Conference in Newark.
Dec. 2 from 9:00 am to 2:30pm at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ
The Jersey Water Works Conference is a day-long event that will bring together more than 300 state and local decision-makers, practitioners and stakeholders to amplify the importance of addressing New Jersey’s water infrastructure, explore innovative solutions and celebrate the Jersey Water Works collaborative as an effective, comprehensive approach to achieving statewide impact.
The conference will feature:
National and local speakers including keynote speaker Hon. Stephanie A. Miner
An announcement of commitments to action by the members of Jersey Water Works
A panel discussion about the City of Newark and its water infrastructure challenges and opportunities.
Our October 18 meeting will include a follow-up discussion on Green Infrastructure management with CDM Smith and members of the JerseyWaterWorks Green Infrastructure sub-committee. For background please see the video/audio from our September webinar on the NYC GreenHUB tool, which will frame on-going discussions.
The meeting will be held from 9:30 – 11 am in the Middlesex County Planning Offices at 75 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ – 5th floor mid-size conference room.
Parking is validated for those parking on floors 5 and higher in the RWJ Wellness Parking Deck located at 95 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Be sure to bring your ticket to the meeting for validation.
For more information contact Heather: hfenyk AT lowerraritanwatershed DOT org
9:30 Welcome / Introductions
9:35 Recap September Meeting
9:40 Discussion RE: Asset Management for Green Infrastructure in the Lower Raritan Watershed
10:00 Identifying next steps for GI Asset Management in the LRW
10:20 LRWP Project Updates
-Water Quality Monitoring
-Project WADES / Watershed Sculpture Project
-Natural Assets Mapping
-Intern / Volunteer Projects
10:50 Upcoming Events
10:55 Partner Announcements
We have arranged a dial-in number for Jersey Water Works members:
Conference Code: 278926
Host Code: 8789