Session 1: Fixing New Jersey’s Water Systems

A blue-ribbon panel last year recommended New Jersey invest $44 billion over the next five years to address problems with its water infrastructure. This discussion addressed issues related to those problems, including needed upgrades, increased funding, impending federal mandates, and securing New Jersey’s economic competitiveness.

PANELISTS: Kate Anderson, Chief, Environmental Protection Agency Region 2, Clean Water Regulatory Branch; Charles Norkis, Executive Director, Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority; Christopher Riat, Senior Director, Contract Operations, United Water; Chris Sturm, Senior Director of State Policy, New Jersey Future