Supporters of the Clean Water and Flood Reduction Act, as it's officially known, say the bill's nickname of a "rain tax" is misleading.
The Water Quality Accountability Act requires the state's roughly 300 water systems to have an asset management plan in place by April.
The bipartisan legislation will now require utilities to provide more drinking water quality reports from water utilities to consumers. The government will now keep a national inventory of lead ...
Voters will have to decide whether to approve half a billion dollars in new debt for a broad range of educational priorities.
American Water needed to better protect its vulnerable assets, and 18 months ago launched a $37 million project to harden its perimeter.
These sessions in the Senate and the Assembly may have been the quickest ever. Lawmakers came in to pass one bill, which they did it in about one minute in each house before adjourning.
The task force recommends spending $400 million on upgrades to an aging system that costs the state almost a quarter of its treated drinking water every year.
New Jersey has some pipes that date back to the Civil War, an infrastructure so compromised that NJ loses 130 million gallons of treated water every day.
As temperatures and sea levels rise, experts urge action on renewable energy sources.
It's official, we've marked the third consecutive hottest year on record. So what's New Jersey's plan to confront it? The state's long-term public education plan gets the green light from the federal ...
Projects in development in every neighborhood contribute to boom.
The Trumpcare package to repeal and replace Obamacare. What are its potential costs and consequences? Bedminister hosts the president. The honor of harboring Camp David North comes at a cost. But ...
Water resource expert and Rutgers Professor Danial Van Abs says the state's new water supply plan should go further.
Instead of trying to upgrade water infrastructure on its own, Bayonne forged a partnership with a private equity firm.
It's the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, but priorities aren't equal on both sides of the Hudson. Is funding? A cash-strapped municipality privatizes its water company. Now the pipes are ...