Stormwater Management System Maintenance Requirements

State and local authorities are coalescing to regulate the maintenance of stormwater management systems in New Jersey. Certain municipalities that are regulated under the NJDEP’s Tier A Municipal Stormwater General Permit (MSGP), are required to establish a new reporting program for “major” developments to ensure adequate long-term cleaning, operation and […]

New Jersey Rain Tax ??

The New Jersey Legislature has presented Senate Bill 1073 to Governor Murphy authorizing Counties and Municipalities to create “stormwater utilities” that can assess fees to property owners/occupants from which stormwater originates and runoff directly or indirectly enters the stormwater management system or waters of the State. The Governor has until mid-March…

NJDEP Proposed Modifications to Stormwater Management Rules Advisory

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) published proposed modifications to the current Stormwater Management Rules (NJAC 7:8) in the New Jersey Register on December 3, 2018. A courtesy copy is available here. It is expected that modifications to the rules will be adopted within one year of the public notice of…

Congratulations Marci!

Congratulations to Marci Barrows of our Princeton Environmental Division for obtaining her Professional Wetland Scientist Certification! The Society of Wetland Scientists PWS Certification Program identifies qualified individuals to assess and manage the Nation’s wetland resources, signifying that academic and work experience meet the standards expected of a practicing wetland professional,…

VNHA’s newest CME’s

Congratulations to Brandon Fetzer and Brian Perry of VNHA’s Princeton office for recently completing the New Jersey Certified Municipal Engineering Program! The CME certificate is awarded only to licensed professional engineers upon successful completion of the program which educates participants in the technical and administrative practices applicable to municipal engineers.