This Handy guide provides information for residents and business owners about flooding in Jersey City as well as recommendations and best practices for Green Infrastructure and Resilient Building Design Strategies.
This Guide addresses basic questions about green stormwater infrastructure: what it is, how it works, what are its costs and benefits, and why it makes good business sense.
This manual from the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program provides clear guidance for the identification, design, and implementation of green infrastructure practices throughout NJ.
Outlines recommended green infrastructure methods for different areas of Jersey City, depending on topography, soils, and location. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
The Adaptation Master Plan is an effort to identify implementation measures that will improve the flood resiliency of Jersey City. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
This document analyzes community data and storm history and determines areas of vulnerability within the City. This plan is part of several Resiliency Planning Document the City of Jersey City completed in 2017.
A 2015 report on current tree canopy in Jersey City.
This 2015 Study looks at ways to mitigate persistent site flooding at the Booker T. Washington Housing Development and other housing affordable housing communities in Jersey City.
View the Jersey City Strategic Recovery Planning Report
JCMUA will invest more than $52 million in repairs and upgrades to its existing infrastructure.
View the Technical Details surrounding the EPA Consent Decree
This 2017: Year of Water
brochure explains stormwater issues in Jersey City and offers tips on how residents can help.
Jersey City Green Infrastructure Feasibility Study completed by Rutgers Cooperative Extension Water Resources Program in 2017