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Repair of Barnegat Bay Stormwater Basins Is Under Way

Ocean County, N.J., has begun repairing storm basins to protect Barnegat Bay, starting with the Todd Road stormwater basin. This project and other basin improvement efforts are part of the larger Barnegat Bay Restoration Plan and corresponding funding initiative. Studies of old stormwater basins showed that soil compaction was preventing water from properly infiltrating the […]

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New Jersey To Fix Failing Stormwater Basins in Barnegat Bay Watershed

On Feb. 13, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved Adopt a Barnegat Bay Stormwater Basin Act (S. 1084), which was introduced by state senators Paul Sarlo and Bob Smith. Next to the Chesapeake Bay, Barnegat Bay is considered the second most polluted watershed in the United States, with more than 2000 failing stormwater basins. The […]

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