Protecting New Jersey's Waters

Promoting clean, safe water from watershed to water tap. Campaigns for safe, affordable drinking water support integrated and innovative water policies to conserve, protect and restore water systems for our communities and environment.

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Protecting Drinking Water

Clean Water Action is working for water policies that are affordable and safe for those served, are the most conserving and replenishing of the system, reduce toxic loads, and make polluters pay for their wrongdoing. 

White pipeline, green field

PennEast Pipeline

PennEast Pipeline Company has applied to build a 118-mile pipeline through Pennsylvania and New Jersey. If it gets approved, the PennEast Pipeline will threaten our drinking water and protected open spaces.

Pinelands Pipeline Photo by David Pringle

South Jersey Gas Pipeline

South Jersey Gas has submitted a proposal to put a natural gas pipeline through a portion of the Pinelands Forest Management Area.

A pile of waste after an event. Photo credit: Joseph Sohm /

Waste Free Waters

Revitalizing neighborhoods and business districts by coordinating solutions to water, solid waste and energy, thereby creating sustainable, healthy, and affordable communities.

From We All Live Downstream

June 15, 2015

By Alessandro Ciari, former community organizer with Clean Water Action and student, Montclair State University