Several New Jersey cities have started programs for residents to adopt catch basins. By keeping catch basins clean you can reduce litter that clogs ar sewers and adds to sewage back ups and overflows.
- Jersey City adopt-a-catch-basin program
- Newark adopt-a-catch-basin program
- Hoboken storm drain mural project
Free Rain Barrels
Municipalities, utilities and community groups have given away hundreds of rain barrels to homeowners.
“By installing a rain barrel, residents will help to reduce flooding and pollution in local streams, rivers, and lakes.”
— City of Newark