Jersey Water Works approaches its agenda through collaboration and communication among its members and outside partners.

Our committees plan, implement and manage the strategy efforts of the collaborative through their annual work plans.  In Dec. 2016, the collaborative proposed an aspirational measurement system to track the progress it’s making towards accomplishing the shared goals

2017 Work PlanThe work plan, to be executed by the collaborative’s committees, includes practical projects that will make water, sewer and stormwater systems more cost-effective and beneficial to the communities they serve. The projects advance best practices, better stakeholder engagement, and affordability for all ratepayers, among other goals.

Additionally, at the second annual Jersey Water Works Conference in December 2016, collaborative members made more than 30 commitments of action towards implementing water infrastructure solutions over the next year.

Past Work:
2016: The  2016 Work Plan outlines the steps the collaborative’s committees took towards accomplishing the shared goals. Review the work they accomplished.

2015: The 2015 Objectives were adopted by the group that formed Jersey Water Works. Review the resulting initiatives.

Many of the collaborative’s efforts involve working with communities and utilities that have combined sewer overflows (CSOs), a problem caused by aging combined (sanitary and stormwater) sewer systems and exacerbated by increasingly intense rainfall events.  Early on, the collaborative identified  CSOs as the most immediate driver for action given new federal and state regulatory requirement for cities and treatment plants to control them. 

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