Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers is an action-oriented campaign that collaborates with community organizations to prevent sewers from overflowing and keep sewage out of our streets, basements, and waterways.

Join the Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign and ensure infrastructure changes to your municipality’s combined sewer system are cost-effective and provide the most benefit to your community.

STAY INFORMED AND HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD IN 2023!
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is releasing the long-awaited draft combined sewer overflow permits for the 21 impacted communities this year! This is the public’s chance to give input on the plans to reduce sewage overflows into local water bodies and sewage back-ups into streets and homes. The final plans will impact your community for many years to come.

What can you do?
1) If you are an organization or business: become a campaign partner and help get the word out to the community
2) If you are a community member: sign up to receive our newsletter and other timely updates
3) Follow our social media: Facebook & Twitter

Not sure if you live in a town or city with a combined sewer system?
Check out the map below with the 21 NJ affected communities.

CSO Communities in New Jersey

By working together, we can prevent sewers from overflowing and keep sewage out of our streets, basements, and waterways. Let’s make sure the children in our communities grow up in a healthier, greener environment and our streets and businesses remain safe and clean.

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