The Clean Water Council of New Jersey was established in 1967 to serve as an advisory board to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and to improve the Water Pollution Control Program in New Jersey. The council consists of seventeen appointed members: six permanent members and eleven member who serve for four year terms.
2014 Clean Water Council Public Hearing
Solving Sewer Overflows: Getting Ahead of the Flow
Friday, December 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Public Hearing Room
401 E. State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
The New Jersey Clean Water Council seeks public testimony on solutions to help New Jersey address and reduce Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) and Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs). Very significant capital expenditures are needed to minimize overflows through upgrades such as reducing excessive inflow and infiltration (I&I) of groundwater and stormwater into our sewer systems. However, by using best practices from around the country, communities can upgrade infrastructure at a lower cost, improve water quality, and achieve multiple community benefits.