Connecting with Stakeholders to Make Water Infrastructure Matter: DC Water Workshops

In Fall 2016, the District of Columbia Water Department (DC Water), national leaders in stakeholder communications, were brought to New Jersey to conduct five workshops for New Jersey’s cities and utilities on how to successfully make the case for water infrastructure investment. Learn more. 


Unearthing Infrastructure: Communicating Water Infrastructure to New Jersey’s Communities and Stakeholders: This guide was written to capture the key takeaways from a series of kick-off meetings and workshops held in Fall 2016.

Downloadable Resources

Below you’ll find example publications from DC Water and “raw files” of illustrations that you can insert into your local outreach materials.

Communications Resources for Funding Stormwater Management

This section of the website offers a host of communications resources for stormwater-management funding initiatives, including case studies, results of public opinion polls, guidance documents, free online courses, templates, customizable handouts, illustrative photos and other resources.

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Photo caption: Mayor Zimmer, City of Hoboken & Officials Break Ground on 7th & Jackson Resiliency Park.