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Tips on Reviewing CSO Alternatives Reports

All of the municipal and utility permit holders submitted reports on July 1, 2019 describing the options they are considering to reduce combined sewer overflows. While these reports are not the final plans they include the options being recommended for further evaluation and combinations of solutions that would be feasible to reduce overflows.   What … Continue reading Tips on Reviewing CSO Alternatives Reports

Dialogue Needed on Potential Solutions to Reduce Sewage Overflows 

All of the Development and Evaluation of Alternatives reports that were submitted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) on July 1, 2019 have been posted on the NJDEP’s website for the public to review.  The reports, submitted by municipal and utility Combined Sewer Overflow permit holders, describe the options being considered to … Continue reading Dialogue Needed on Potential Solutions to Reduce Sewage Overflows 

The Capacity Building Grant Program

The Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign funded partner organizations to conduct public outreach. The goal was to educate families, small businesses, and community members on the impacts of combined sewer overflows. Public outreach provides opportunities for community input in the development of solutions and education on the benefits of green infrastructure.  Here is a report … Continue reading The Capacity Building Grant Program

Ways To Stop Sewage Overflows

The Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign aims to ensure that residents are informed about the impacts of sewage overflows and have input into the plans that are being developed, their costs, and the benefits or impacts the plans will have in the community.