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.

Pink Sky, a stream in a forest. Photo credit: Julia Shepeleva / Shutterstock

Protecting NJ's Special Places

Working to protect critical land and water resources in the Garden State from pollution and overdevelopment. Main focus includes NJ Highlands, the Pinelands, and Barnegat Bay.

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.

Credit Dianne Yee Creative Commons

Green Water Infrastructure

Green infrastructure uses innovative approaches to reduce storm water and sewage overflows, protect NJ’s water resources and drinking water, create green jobs and reduce climate change impacts including flooding and salt water intrusion.

pitcher of water. photo: successo images / shutterstock.com

Take Action to Protect NJ's Drinking Water

Fresh off weakening important flood and clean water rules, Governor Christie is now going after the Highlands, 800,000 acres in north- western New Jersey that supplies over half of the state’s drinking water. Contact your state legislators and legislative leaders to pass ACR192 and block the Christie Administration's effort to weaken protections in the Highlands, the source of half of NJ's drinking water.

From We All Live Downstream

June 15, 2015

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