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The Water Quality Management Rule, N.J.A.C. 7:15, is effective as of November 7, 2016.

The role of the program is to advance Water Quality Management through the coordination of planning and permitting activities. This will be achieved through the following efforts:

  1. Technical Support: Working with counties and private property owners on Sewer Service Area amendments, Wastewater Management Plans, consistency assessments and other related water quality management planning issues;
  2. Planning and Implementation: Managing water quality planning grants; overall statewide water quality planning through the Continuing Planning Process;
  3. Coordination: Coordinating activities among The Division of Water Quality, The Division of Water Supply and Geosciences, Land Use Management, other DEP programs, the regulated community and planning agencies across the state.