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
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 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
This report will provide an idea of the directions the CSO plans are taking, including, for example, how much green or gray is your city considering and how much it will cost.
The Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign launched a CSO directory to help connect you with the people who are in charge of sewage overflows in your town.
Infrastructure Week is almost here! This is a national week of events, from May 13 to May 20, that highlight the need to invest in all kinds of infrastructure.
All of New Jersey’s combined sewer overflow permit holders are required to conduct public outreach. But what does good public outreach look like?
The City of Newark and community organizations are working together to ensure all voices are included in their CSO Long Term Control Plans.
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.
Combined sewer systems collect human waste, industrial waste, and stormwater runoff into a single pipe for treatment and disposal.